The news just dropped about a “martial law” announcement. A high-ranking Democrat has shocked the country on national television and what she said is terrifying. This can’t be happening.
Refusing to accept responsibility for her own failures, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) spoke with CNN’s Erin Burnett and blamed President Donald Trump for the violence in major cities. She even accused Trump of setting the stage for martial law.
“I hate to say it, Erin, but I really believe that we are seeing the dry run for martial law,” said Durkan. “This is a president that is using law enforcement and federal forces for political purposes, and that should be chilling to every American.”
To Burnett’s credit, she even brought up the violence. “Let me ask you, mayor, because some of these images, they’re ugly,” said Burnett, going through a list of destructive acts and challenging Durkan to respond to Trump’s claim that mayors aren’t doing enough.
After all, Trump is offering to help restore order in Seattle. But all Durkan could do is attack Trump and weasel out of any accountability. “Again, the president’s actions clearly have escalated things in Seattle, and across the country,” she said.
The violence was happening long before Trump decided to take action. It shouldn’t surprise anyone, then, that any attempt to bring peace would be met with more violence by rioters. Trump doesn’t want martial law; he just wants order restored.
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