Trump: ‘We’re Allowing Our Local Police to Access Surplus Military Equipment’ Something Obama Refused

‘One of my first executive orders as president instructed the Department of Justice to take all necessary steps and legal action to protect law enforcement from acts of violence against them’

TRUMP: "One of my first executive orders as president instructed the Department of Justice to take all necessary steps and legal action to protect law enforcement from acts of violence against them. The Department of Justice has also announced more than $98 million in grant funding to help your local police departments hire desperately needed new officers. Also, just as I promised, we’re allowing our local police to access surplus military equipment. Something the previous administration for some reason refused to do. Explain that one. Explain it to me, please."

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