Barr Defends Trump’s Use Of Force Against Peaceful Protesters Outside White House

Attorney General William Barr is defending his decision to use force on peaceful protesters outside the White House on Monday. He claims that it was a necessary measure to gain control after “very serious rioting,” which resulted in injuries to law enforcement officials and damage to structures in the surrounding area.At a Department of Justice (DOJ) new conference Thursday, Barr said that more than 100 security officials were injured over the weekend amid demonstrations protesting the murder of civilian George Floyd by Minneapolis police.Barr alleged that individuals had used crowbars and flu…

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