Inside Trump’s DC military operation: 2100 soldiers in riot gear armed with bayonets for operation ‘Divine Law and Order’

Inside Trump’s DC military operation: 2100 soldiers in riot gear armed with bayonets for operation ‘Divine Law and Order’
President Donald J. Trump walks from the White House Monday evening, June 1, 2020, to St. John’s Episcopal Church, known as the church of Presidents’s, that was damaged by fire during demonstrations in nearby LaFayette Square Sunday evening. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

President Donald Trump hasn’t stormed U.S. cities across the country yet but as Washington. D.C. is not a state, and therefore has no governor, he can pretty much do as he pleases.


That includes a military operation on the streets of the nation’s capital, called “Operation Themis.”

“In Greek mythology,” the Associated Press reports, “Themis was a titaness of divine law and order, whose symbols are the scales of justice.”

Trump, who fancies himself a “wartime President,” as he has claimed, on Monday told America, “I am the President of law and order.”

Up to 2100 U.S. military troops in riot gear will be mobilized to maintain that “divine law and order.” They will be armed, and have bayonets as well.

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