US President Donald Trump on Sunday ordered the withdrawal of National Guard troops from the streets of Washington after days of protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
The American President took to his official Twitter handle to disclose the order for the withdrawal of the National Guard troops.
“I have just given an order for our National Guard to start the process of withdrawing from Washington, D.C., now that everything is under perfect control,” he tweeted.
“They will be going home, but can quickly return, if needed. Far fewer protesters showed up last night than anticipated!”
Violent protests have swept the country since the May 25 death in Minneapolis, Minnesota of a black man, George Floyd, at the hands of a white police officer, who kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes.