Trump Orders Military To Give Cops Free Grenade Launchers, Bayonets, And Tanks

Trump Orders Military To Give Cops Free Grenade Launchers, Bayonets, And TanksWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump will repeal restrictions that former President Barack Obama placed on police access to excess military gear, allowing the federal government to immediately resume handing out free bayonets, grenade launchers, tracked armored vehicles such as tanks and other equipment to law enforcement departments around the country. Trump will sign an executive order on Monday that repeals the limits Obama placed on the access to some military surplus items in 2015. Obama’s move followed the “provocative” response to the August 2014 unrest in Ferguson, Mo., where St. Louis County Police officers atop armored vehicles pointed sniper rifles at peaceful demonstrators in broad daylight.


View more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines


No comments yet.

Write a comment:

You must be logged in to post a comment.