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New York Times PoliticsMay 31, 2020
Washington Braces for Another Night of George Floyd Protests
Workers scrambled to secure businesses, and by Sunday evening there were already hundreds of people demonstrating outside the White House.

The Daily BeastMay 31, 2020
National Security Adviser: Trump's Threat to Shoot Protesters Was Attempt to ‘De-Escalate Violence'
White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien insisted on Sunday morning that President Donald Trump's inflammatory tweets calling on law enforcement to release "vicious dogs" and the military to shoot protesters were actually attempts by the president to "deescalate violence." 

Over the past few days, as protests over Minneapolis police killing an unarmed black man have grown increasingly more intense and violent, the president has fired off several incendiary tweets demanding cops and the military take swift action. 

In one notorious tweet, the president exclaimed that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts," a phrase that dates back to the 1960s when a Miami police chief vowed a take-no-prisoners approach to unrest in black neighborhoods. The president's tweet was later deemed by Twitter to violate its rules about glorifying violence.

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