WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Donald Trump is taking heat on social media after he sent out a tweet saying President Barack Obama hasn’t had a positive impact on the “thugs” who are rioting in Baltimore.

That prompted a storm of backlash:

Others joined in:

But Trump did have some defenders on Twitter:

Trump also called on Obama to go to Baltimore to help end the riots.

Monday’s violence broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who died while in police custody.

Gray died from a spinal cord injury on April 19.

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