Critics said the president was misusing religious symbols for partisan purposes, but the White House said Mr Trump and first lady Melania Trump were observing a "moment of remembrance", laying a wreath in a quiet visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington DC.
In a Rose Garden address, President Donald Trump issued an order to mobilize all military resources "effective immediately" to break up any riots stemming from protests over the death of George Floyd.
Oh, and so he could walk across the street and hold a bible in front of a church.
Tan added that she could make out that police were saying something but the words were inaudible - hard to imagine that the hundreds of chanting protesters heard the warnings.
"It went from being this peaceful protest to being this incredibly violent, incredibly contentious scene, where you had police firing pepper guns and rubber bullets at protesters, and you saw protesters lighting fires", he said.
"These are not acts of peaceful protests". "I am beyond. We need moral leadership and he's done everything to divide us and has just used one of the most sacred symbols of the Judeo-Christian tradition".
If governors fail to take action, Trump said he will deploy the United States military and "quickly solve the problem for them".
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" China is firmly opposed to them", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a daily media briefing in Beijing Monday. President Donald Trump has announced a series of measures aimed at China as a rift between the two countries grows.
Don Jr.is referring to the fact that Trump was taken to a secure bunker on Friday as angry protests took place outside the White House.
He also called on state governors to "deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers that we dominate the streets" before heading on foot for a photo op at the riot-damaged St. John's, the two-century-old "church of the presidents" across from the White House.
Protests have erupted since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis after a police officer pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck.
President Donald Trump is facing one now, as at least 30 United States cities have erupted in violent protests over the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd while in police custody.
Trump says 7 o'clock curfew will be strictly enforced.
Courts have historically been very reluctant to second-guess a president's military declarations, he said.
The president said he was ordering thousands of troops to Washington, D.C., also said he would deploy the military to states if governors can not regain control themselves.