Meeks: Trump Turning America into Russia or North Korea

Meeks: Trump Turning America into Russia or North Korea

July 20, 2020

Sunday on MSNBC, Rep. Gregory Meeks mused that President Trump using federal agents to remove protesters in Portland is the sort of thing that happens in Russia and North Korea.

“My reaction: is this the United States of America? This is the same kind of thing that I guess this president wants to go along with his good friends as he says, Vladimir Putin and Russia, something that you would think would take place there, or Kim Jong-un in North Korea something that would take place there,” Meeks claimed.

“This is how they govern and operate, and I hoped we moved far past that. I heard the mayor of Portland talk long ago how they have put things under control and what happened by doing this, it is escalating, it is throwing fire on the fuel. So we look at some of the pictures and what is going on, we would be very critical when we saw these tapes as we have in the past take place in Russia and North Korea and now this president wants to be just like his two friends, I guess.”

Portland had nothing under control. Rioting continues there, and unlike Meeks and his fellow Democrat leaders, Trump wants to re-establish law and order.

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