President Donald Trump just confirmed the rumors and Americans are stunned. His executive order has shocked the nation — and it has also put liberal Democrats on the defensive. They are not happy at all.
Flanked by representatives of the law enforcement community, Trump signed an executive order this week “to bring law enforcement and communities together” in the wake of the George Floyd protests and subsequent unrest.
Trump’s order will allow the Department of Justice (DOJ) to offer “incentives for police departments meeting modernized enforcement standards,” including “a ban on chokeholds with an exception of when an officer’s life was in danger.”
According to Breitbart News, it will also mandate that police departments report officers “who repeatedly violate excessive force guidelines.” Refusal to report such incidents could result in being denied federal grants.
Once again, Trump is leading whereas Democrats just want to pontificate and divide — even going so far as to call for the defunding and abolishment of the police altogether. Trump made it clear that he is supposed any such efforts.
“We have to find common ground, but I strongly oppose the radical and dangerous efforts to defund, dismantle, and dissolve our police departments,” said Trump. He also defended the majority of “great police officers” who want to oust the bad apples.
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