President's speech at the 38th Peace Officer Memorial Service
Updated On: May 15, 2019
This morning President Donald J Trump was the keynote speaker at the 38th National Peace Officers' Memorial Service.
President Trump said he stands with law enforcement during the Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, an event to honor law enforcement officers who have died on the line of duty. "Today we renew our solemn oath that we will never forget," Mr. Trump said before sharing a handful of stories of law enforcement officers.
The president had harsh words for criminals who kill police officers, saying they "should immediately with trial get the death penalty." But he also spent much of his speech criticizing the nation's immigration laws, saying they allow illegal immigrants to enter the country and commit crime.