Military Riot Control: Does Insurrection Act Allow Trump to ‘Send in the Troops’?

UPDATE: New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet resigned over the weekend, after we recorded this episode of Bill Whittle Now with Scott Ott.

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton’s New York Times op-ed advocating use of U.S. military, under the Insurrection Act, to deal with rioting among the George Floyd protests, sparked protest from the paper’s own staff, and contributed to the national debate about the proper role of the U.S. military in quelling domestic insurrection. Does the U.S. Constitution allow President Trump to ‘Send in the Troops’?

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