President Trump will travel to Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday as he seeks to elevate the issue of social unrest, and at times violent demonstrations in American cities, on the campaign trail amid broader protests against racial injustice.
The president’s visit comes after the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake, though his focus in recent days has been squarely on the resulting turmoil that has included deadly shootings in Kenosha and Portland, Ore. Trump has blamed local Democratic leaders for failing to crack down even as those same politicians point the finger at the president for sowing division and beg him not to visit their cities.
Trump is expected to meet with law enforcement and survey the damage from the violent protests, according to White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. He is not slated to meet with Blake’s family.
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