Trump is talking about using tanks to quell the George Floyd protests, but the Pentagon is getting cold feet
- President Donald Trump has said he's considering invoking the Insurrection Act of 1807 to try to stop the violent protests. At least 17,000 National Guard troops are already deployed nationwide.
- He's also talking about using tanks on the streets.
- Several governors and military officials have voiced concern at the use of troops in civilian areas. The Pentagon is now reportedly distancing itself from Trump's wish to send in troops regardless of states' wishes.
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