Leaders of both parties called on the president to stop attacking protesters and spreading disunity.
“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”
Secret Service agents rushed Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion.
After Trump insists a full scale in-person convention be held in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper prioritizes safety measures.
The reversal comes after a wave of backlash from lawmakers and top defense department officials.
Gov. Cooper ordered the state move to Phase 2 of reopening Friday. But questions remain about the virus’ spread.
“He should not have died. What we saw was horrible, completely and utterly messed up. This man’s life matters. He matters. He was someone’s son."