Insurrection Act

  • George Floyd Jun 2

    Trump Threatens to Deploy US Military to Quell Riots

    After recommending governors deploy more National Guard troops Monday, President Donald Trump said he would take action if states didn’t heed the suggestion. “I will deploy the U.S. military and quickly solve the problem for them,” he said.

  • Insurrection Act Jun 1

    Trump Considering Move to Invoke Insurrection Act

    President Donald Trump could announce as early as Monday night that he’s invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to protests in cities across the country, according to four people familiar with the decision. The military police forces would come from Fort Bragg in North Carolina and possibly Fort Belvoir...

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