(FiveNation.com)- President Donald Trump is heading to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where far-left rioters have destroyed much of the city’s famous black district in the name of “racial justice.” On Monday, the president hit back at the Democratic leadership of the state for initially refusing support from the National Guard and told the Wisconsin governor he would see him on Tuesday.
“If I didn’t INSIST on having the National Guard activate and go into Kenosha, Wisconsin, there would be no Kenosha right now,” President Trump said.
If I didn’t INSIST on having the National Guard activate and go into Kenosha, Wisconsin, there would be no Kenosha right now. Also, there would have been great death and injury. I want to thank Law Enforcement and the National Guard. I will see you on Tuesday!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 31, 2020
“Also, there would have been great death and injury. I want to thank Law Enforcement and the National Guard. I will see you on Tuesday!” he said.
It comes after Governor Tony Evers, who initially rejected the offer of 500 members of the National Guard to help quell the far-left violence in the city, told President Trump to stay away. He warned the president not to come to the city, which is still gripped with far-left violence following the police shooting of criminal Jacob Blake, after rumors circulated the president was considering making a visit to show his support to local law enforcement.
Evers pleaded with the president on Sunday to stay away, claiming his presence would “hinder” their healing and delay their work to “overcome division and move forward together.”
Perhaps Evers doesn’t yet realize that the people committing the violence are supporters of Joe Biden and not President Trump.
“It is our job as elected officials to lead by example and to be a calming presence for the people we know are hurting, mourning, and trying to cope with trauma,” he said, seemingly with no compassion for the people who are dealing with the trauma of their businesses by burned down by Black Lives Matter and Antifa.
They burned down businesses. They destroyed lives.
Thank you for caring about the people of Kenosha. pic.twitter.com/q7Nvt8ucS6
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) August 31, 2020
The destruction in Kenosha has been substantial. Black Lives Matter and Antifa activists responded to the shooting of Jacob Blake by burning down the black business district. They claimed that it was a racist shooting of an innocent man, but video footage showed Blake resisting arrest and reaching in his car for a weapon before police officers shot him