Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests : The NPR Politics Podcast Escalating his rhetoric during a period of roiling national crises, President Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the U.S. military to cities or states that don't take "necessary" actions to halt violent protests, saying the armed forces will "quickly solve the problem for them."

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Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests

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Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests

Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests

Trump Threatens To Deploy Military To States If They Don't Stop Violent Protests

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Escalating his rhetoric during a period of roiling national crises, President Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the U.S. military to cities or states that don't take "necessary" actions to halt violent protests, saying the armed forces will "quickly solve the problem for them."

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.

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