Trump and Republicans address calls to 'defund police'

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Police Mr trump says he'll explore ways for law enforcement to do its job better and possibly in the president's words no more gentle fashion the Senate's top Republican pushing back against calls to defund the police though aftermath of George Floyd's death Jordy leader Mitch McConnell doesn't think much of calls by some to divert police funding to things like arts programs and mental health resources McConnell disagrees with those who feel unarmed social workers would be better for confronting violent criminals I'm all for social work and mental health but call me old fashioned I think you may actually want a police officer to stop a criminal Connell says the vast majority of police officers carry out their duty to protect

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