After five Dallas police officers were executed in the midst of a Black Lives Matter protest that quickly turned into a deadly ambush on police, GOP nominee Donald Trump made a heartwarming statement like never before.
Check out Trump’s full statement below, which is gaining praise across social media:
— Anup Kaphle (@AnupKaphle) July 8, 2016
Overall, 11 Dallas police officers were shot, five of them killed in an ambush-style shooting carried out by snipers Thursday night morning during a protest of recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota.
Now, Trump’s statement is receiving accolades from the Left and Right:
Trump’s statement this morning was very strong and responsible.
— Julie Roginsky (@julieroginsky) July 8, 2016
Trump statement sober and responsible
— Rich Lowry (@RichLowry) July 8, 2016
While Obama pushes his anti-gun agenda and continues to divide, Donald Trump releases a statement trying to unify. Who’s not presidential??
— We Need Trump (@WeNeedTrump) July 8, 2016
Trump’s statement is what I expect from leaders. You balance both sides but you stand firmly behind law enforcement.
— EdAsante (@EdAsante77) July 8, 2016
Excellent statement from Trump.https://t.co/7iRGHySkKd
— John Nolte (@NolteNC) July 8, 2016
— LeslieP (@less_tx) July 8, 2016