Donald Trump

Trump campaign gets its cue: Go all-in on ‘law and order'

Posted On: Jun 3, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Trump campaign gets its cue: Go all-in on ‘law and order'

Within minutes of President Donald Trump's address to the nation Monday, his campaign aides began to mobilize.
They cut a video of his speech. They promoted a black-and-white photo of him striding out of the White House to a partially burned church. One tweeted: “Triumph. Leadership. Law and Order.”
Days after massive protests broke out over George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police, the campaign had finally received its directive. Staffers are now embracing and promoting Trump's threats to send the military into cities to help quell looting and vandalism in the hopes it will help the president win over seniors and suburban women, even if it comes at the expense of black voters.
It was an uncharacteristically sluggish start for a campaign that is used to swiftly pushing out talking points, quickly creating items to sell on its online store and almost instantly buying Facebook ads as Trump careens from crisis to crisis: the Russia probe, impeachment, the brink of a military confrontation with...

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