President Donald Trump memorialized fallen law enforcement officials, promising to support and back their mission to keep America safe.
“As long as I’m president, you will always find an open door at the White House,” Trump said during a speech at the Capitol during the annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on Monday.
The speech was also attended by Vice President Mike Pence, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
“America stands strong with our men and women in blue,” Trump said. “Believe me, we stand strong together.”
Earlier in the day, Trump signed an order and promised to light the White House blue on Monday night to recognize slain law enforcement officials.
“Please know that you do not grieve alone,” he said to families suffering the loss of a loved one.
According to the White House, 118 officers…
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