Seattle mayor responds to Trump: 'Go back to your bunker'

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpProtesters tear down statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore 'Independence Day' star Bill Pullman urges Americans to wear a 'freedom mask' in July 4 PSA Protesters burn American flag outside White House after Trump's July Fourth address MORE on Wednesday, calling on him to “go back to your bunker” after he criticized her response to demonstrations.  

“Make us all safe. Go back to your bunker,” Durkan tweeted.


Durkan’s tweet comes after Trump took to Twitter to condemn the mayor and Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeBarr praises Seattle police chief as officers clear protest zone OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House Democrats chart course to 'solving the climate crisis' by 2050 | Commerce Department led 'flawed process' on Sharpiegate, watchdog finds | EPA to end policy suspending pollution monitoring by end of summer House Democrats chart course to 'solving the climate crisis' by 2050 MORE (D) for their handling of demonstrations after protesters briefly took over City Hall and declared the Capitol Hill neighborhood a police-free autonomous zone.

Trump, who last week threatened to send the military into U.S. cities where there were protests, said he would get involved if the leaders didn’t regain control of the city. 

Radical Left Governor @JayInslee and the Mayor of Seattle are being taunted and played at a level that our great Country has never seen before. Take back your city NOW. If you don’t do it, I will. This is not a game. These ugly Anarchists must be stooped IMMEDIATELY. MOVE FAST!


Domestic Terrorists have taken over Seattle, run by Radical Left Democrats, of course. LAW & ORDER!” he added in a separate post.

Durkan’s tweet referenced reports that Trump was moved to the White House bunker after demonstrations in Washington, D.C., briefly breached barricades surrounding the building. 

Cities around the country have been demonstrating against police brutality and police treatment of minority populations following the death of Floyd, who was killed in Minneapolis police custody after a former officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. 

In Seattle, protesters temporarily took City Hall and called for the defunding of the police department and Durkan’s resignation. The demonstrators have created the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood after police evacuated the area.