WASHINGTON – 100% Correct. Thank you Tom!
That’s what President Donald Trump tweeted in reply to a tweet by Arkansas US Senator Tom Cotton’s suggetion on how to stop recent riots and looting.
Cotton suggested utilizing the 101st Airborne Division.
That group is a division of the United States Army trained for air assault operations.
100% Correct. Thank you Tom! https://t.co/axdLX7kGNn— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 1, 2020
According to MilitaryTimes, more than 17,00 National Guard troops have been deployed across 23 states and the District of Columbia to help calm growing tensions with the now week-long protests.