The violence in Portland and Kenosha is becoming a major theme in Trump’s re-election strategy. He’s banking on a message of enforcing law and order to appeal to both his base and voters who might be reluctant to support him. Part of that strategy could involve sending law enforcement officers to polling places on election day. It’s an idea that Trump’s been floating recently.
Whether Trump can send police to the polls
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Social media’s role in organizing Trump supporters to confront protestors in Kenosha and Portland
One person was shot and killed in Portland during a violent clash between Trump supporters and counter protesters over the weekend.
Can President Trump legally send the police to monitor polling places on election day?
Trump has been floating the idea of sending law enforcement officers to polling places on election day.
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