The democratic candidate for the White House Joe Biden was accused on Monday the us president Donald Trump to use the military “against the Americans” and the tear gas used against peaceful demonstrators,” for a communication operation.
“He uses the american army against the Americans. It sends the tear-gas against peaceful protesters and firing rubber bullets. For a picture,” tweeted the former american vice-president after the visit, surprise Donald Trump in a church iconic close to the White House.
“For our children, for the very soul of our country, we should absolutely beat them. But I firmly believe: we can only do that together, ” said Joe Biden, 77-year-old, who faces the billionaire republican 73-year-old in the ballot on 3 November.
A week after the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a black man of 46 years old was asphyxiated by a white policeman, Washington, New York, Los Angeles and dozens of other american cities have strengthened their security measures in the wake of violence that has erupted in the United States.
During a brief speech, Donald Trump announced late Monday the deployment of “thousands of heavily armed soldiers” and police in Washington, in finding that the disorders of the day before in the federal capital were ” a disgrace “.
While he was speaking in the gardens of the White House to the tunes of an entrenched camp, the police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators gathered outside of the enclosure.
The objective was to free up the field towards the church of St John, the iconic building nearby which was damaged Sunday night. The president went there on foot, surrounded by members of his cabinet, to be photographed, a bible in hand.
Joe Biden has denounced on several occasions the death of George Floyd and the “institutional racism” that plagues the United States. But he has also called for calm and condemned the violence.