WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used Twitter on Friday to call for the arrest of protesters involved in this week's attempt to pull down the statue of Andrew Jackson from a park directly in front of the White House. He also tweeted that he had signed an executive order to protect monuments, memorials and statues.
Trump retweeted an FBI wanted poster showing pictures of 15 protesters who are wanted for "vandalization of federal property."
He wrote, "MANY people in custody, with many others being sought for Vandalization of Federal Property in Lafayette Park. 10 year prison sentences!"
Trump later Friday announced his executive order, which he had promised earlier in the week. He described it as "strong" but did not immediately release the text