On Tuesday, June 2, U.S. President Donald Trump called on the New York City authorities to engage the National Guard to counter the rioters. He wrote about it on Twitter.
He also called them lowlifes and losers. “NYC, CALL UP THE NATIONAL GUARD. The lowlifes and losers are ripping you apart. Act fast! ,” said the head of state.
Earlier that day, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced about the extension of curfew in New York until the end of the week amid the ongoing unrest after the death of an African-American, RT.
Earlier Tuesday, it was reported that during the night in New York City police arrested about 700 people for looting and damage to someone else’s property.
The New York City Police Department said it would double the number of police officers on the streets to help prevent possible violence and property damage, aif.ru reported.