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‘Take back your city’ from protesters,Trump tells Seattle Mayor

By Mike Baker


President Donald Trump renewed his threat to take federal action against local protesters in a late-night tweet Wednesday, telling government officials in Washington state that they needed to crack down on demonstrators in Seattle.


Trump said protesters were taunting government leaders, apparently referring to a group that has set up barricades to occupy territory in several blocks of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.


“Take back your city NOW,” Trump wrote in a tweet directed at Mayor Jenny Durkan and Gov. Jay Inslee. “If you don’t do it, I will. This is not a game.”


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