BOSTON (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Attorney General on Monday said she was disturbed after President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the U.S. military against protestors in cities across the country during a news conference.
In a statement, AG Maura Healey said at a time when empathy and unity is needed, the president’s rhetoric will only serve to divide people and inflame tensions.
The state attorney general made it clear that there is no place for the United States military in “our streets.”
You can read the AG’s full statement below:
“I was deeply disturbed by the President’s actions tonight. At a time when we need empathy and unity, his rhetoric will only serve to divide people and inflame tensions. Let me be clear: there is no place for the United States military on our streets.
Now is a time to come together, listen to one another, and do the hard work of building a more equitable Massachusetts.”Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General