Fmr. DHS Secretary: Law Enforcement Should ‘Protect’ Demonstrators, ‘De-Escalate Situations’

Fmr. DHS Secretary: Law Enforcement Should 'Protect' Demonstrators, 'De-Escalate Situations' 1


Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says he wants to remind law enforcement officers that “part of your job is to protect the people who are demonstrating peacefully.” Aired on 6/1/2020.
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Fmr. DHS Secretary: Law Enforcement Should 'Protect' Demonstrators, 'De-Escalate Situations'

63 Comments on "Fmr. DHS Secretary: Law Enforcement Should ‘Protect’ Demonstrators, ‘De-Escalate Situations’"

  1. Biggus Dickus | June 1, 2020 at 6:44 PM | Reply

    Meanwhile Trump is waiting for a Russian extraction team to helicopter him out of his bunker.

    • So he can go & get back the 20% of our uranium that she sold to Russia for $145,000,000.

    • @Clark Kent You mean the uranium we got back? Oh, right, it’s almost like it was a deal to refine the uranium. Moron.

    • Raging Monk | June 1, 2020 at 7:24 PM | Reply

      @Clark Kent “20% of our uranium that she sold to Russia for $145,000,000.”
      The uranium that we didn’t need that was sold to a nation that has nuclear weapons and nuclear power plants already. Real crime there. lol

    • @jorge flores Havent you got a lawn to mow paco

    • jorge flores | June 1, 2020 at 7:46 PM | Reply

      cmc R100 I’ll mow your face jajaja

  2. Martial law coming? Let’s hope not.

    • Mathew Conrad | June 1, 2020 at 7:48 PM | Reply

      It is coming, and the many from my culture, in america, keep spurring it along. Hate to admit it, but it is so true. Looting and burning stores and cars because you hate racist cops…come on. We have been through this too many times with the worse outcomes.

  3. Is that the guy who want you have a war with Iran ?when you in battlefeild ,he is hidding in bunker

    • Dave Schultz | June 1, 2020 at 6:59 PM | Reply

      We didn’t have a war with Iran because Trump projected strength. Democrats, like Obammy, draw Red Lines and then do NOTHING when they are crossed.

    • Barry Sutton | June 1, 2020 at 7:02 PM | Reply

      @Dave Schultz

    • Dave Schultz | June 1, 2020 at 7:11 PM | Reply

      Im watching Trump on TV right now walking outside the White House, then across the street to the Church the Democrats Burned. Sorry Snowflake. The person hiding in a basement is Slow Joe.

    • Trump destroyed the JCPA nuclear limitation treaty we had with Iran, replacing it with nothing but threats and bluster, worked great for his mouth breathers who bought it as a “solution”.

    • @Dave Schultz 👈scared Trump supporter❗

  4. Tofy the Bear | June 1, 2020 at 6:51 PM | Reply

    President Bonespurs hiding in the bunker calling on Military to save him…
    Have Trump lead the charge than.

  5. Why don’t we see more of the peaceful protests? Their lives are in danger just by being there.

  6. Batman is Mexican Batman is Mexican | June 1, 2020 at 6:53 PM | Reply

    😕 when armed right-wingers stormed the Capitol building in Minnesota cops did nothing

    • @Mathew Conrad Protesters only got violent after the police put out someone’s eye with a rubber bullet.

      What did they do to the armed men again? Oh, right, nothing.

    • @Trump 2020 Stop crying *Bimbo.* You embarrassed your own ancestors. Typical radical *Nazi* fan. You fking *Bimbo* Nazis where Terrorists, just like Confids. They started a war against the OWN country to keep slavery.
      You fking *Bimbo boy*
      Oh and btw you 3rd worlder, Germanys HC4ALL system made 21 Billion Surplus contradicting anything your corrupt US politicans told you *BOOM*

    • Mathew Conrad | June 1, 2020 at 8:54 PM | Reply

      @Drake Fire that is such b.s. that protesters only bcame violent because of that incident. So many came out just to be violent. Using that mans death as a smoke screen.

    • @Mathew Conrad I love how the only thing I have to do to anger you is to tell the truth.

    • Mathew Conrad | June 1, 2020 at 9:04 PM | Reply

      @Drake Fire first you have no idea what mode I am in, you just choose to read it that way. Trust me, if I was angry I would call you out of your name, easily. Also, what truth have you given me. You just keep showing that you have the mind of a teenager.

  7. Please invoke ARTICLE 25 !
    We have a Failed Leadership in the time of Crises over and over and over, again…. Save this Nation.!

  8. De-Escalation has proven, repeatedly, to be safer for everyone involved.

    But no, most of the officers had to escalate.

  9. michelle belle | June 1, 2020 at 6:58 PM | Reply

    trump should shut up! He’s making things worse.

    • Minnie Minosa | June 1, 2020 at 7:22 PM | Reply

      Why do people in the MSNBC comment section always find a way to bring up Trump when the story has little to nothing to do with Trump. Trump derangement syndrome ?

    • Wascally Wabbit | June 1, 2020 at 8:17 PM | Reply

      Republicans: “Were killing America and ourselves…so were keeping it great!”

  10. daredevil fan | June 1, 2020 at 6:58 PM | Reply

    Exactly! To protect and Serve!

    Not “Dominate” like bigot hiding in a bunker Trump says.

    • Gary Johnson | June 1, 2020 at 8:15 PM | Reply

      So,,,, They should protect looters, and arsonists. What about the store owners who protects them from criminals. They need to make an example!

  11. Gary Witherspoon | June 1, 2020 at 6:59 PM | Reply

    The Republican Party Trump Administration has given this nation judicial and economic fascism. The result is clear. The fires now burning are the flames to remove this Republican Trump Administration, its fascist policies, its fascist judicial and evonomic policy’s which have decimated the American street for decades . Trump and his RICO operation of an Executive Branch and Cabinet must LEAVE OFFICE NOW

  12. Meanwhile the Divider in Chief and hypocrite is throwing fuel on the fire from behind twitter and hiding in his bunker.

    • @Don Williams He just had American citizens tear gassed and stun grenades thrown at them while peacefully protesting so he could exit from hiding.

    • @Don Williams Only thing he forgot to bring with him were the vicious dogs.

    • @Don Williams Get over being Obama’s biatch. Atgolf Twitler responsible for the greatest failures of basic governance and basic leadership in modern times. Trump reign has brought Fire, pestilence and killing any trust in his Government with his toxic tweets, racial division, crass and vulgar rhetoric and erosion of norms and institutions and American Democracy.

    • @Don Williams WTF happened to your ‘stable genius’ and Mr ‘I alone can fix this’ Seriously stop drinking the Trump Disinfectant Strategy.

    • @Don Williams
      After Ferguson and Baltimore Obama worked with police to change the way police interact with American citizens. Just like Trump got rid of Obama’s Global Health Security Agencies coordinating pandemics, and defunded the CDC and ignored the medical experts about Coronavirus he overturned the work done by Police Chiefs to see system change within their departments and instead gave them military grade weapons to be used on American citizens.


  14. 🌊Vote Blue or we will all be blue in the morgue….🌊

  15. Our president lost his mind. Wanna be king is crazy.

  16. Lt Dan 1969 | June 1, 2020 at 7:22 PM | Reply

    Police Chief Breaks Down After Describing How Richmond Rioters Torched Home with Children inside Then Blocked Fire Department

  17. Roger Wilco | June 1, 2020 at 7:34 PM | Reply

    If they came to his house or business he would shoot them in the blink of an eye.

  18. Frankie Clayton | June 1, 2020 at 7:38 PM | Reply

    It was a peaceful protect Monday but the police was forceful

  19. Pretty sure that rubber bullets and tear gas isn’t how to de-escalate situations, MPD.

  20. On Saturday, Richmond Police Chief Will Smith was overcome with emotion detailing one of the worst acts of violence carried out in the city during the previous night’s rioting, over the death of George Floyd. According to Smith, rioters set fire to an occupied multi-family residence with a child inside, then repeatedly blocked firefighters’ access to the scene.
    THIS is not how you act to get things changed!

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