“I am asking the President to rethink his journey. It sends a foul, dangerous message to the residents of Baltimore as a result of I am asking them to remain house and solely come out for important causes,” Younger instructed CNN’s John King on Friday. “I simply need him to set the instance for the remainder of the nation and never do that journey, as a result of it is not important.”
In the identical interview on Friday, Younger mentioned that he’s sure that the President might discover one other, safer option to honor the nation’s fallen troopers.
“This has nothing to do with him personally. My metropolis is seeing a rise within the variety of Covid-19 circumstances, and we do not wish to unfold it,” Younger, a Democrat, mentioned. He additionally mentioned that the White Home didn’t give the mayor’s workplace a heads-up to arrange for the go to and that it was the second time the White Home has completed that.
Deere responded to Younger’s criticism by stating that “the courageous women and men who’ve preserved our freedoms for generations didn’t keep house and the President is not going to both as he honors their sacrifice by visiting such a historic landmark in our Nation’s historical past.”
Final 12 months, Trump noticed Memorial Day with service members aboard an American plane provider in Japan.