Barr personally ordered removal of protesters near White House, leading to use of force against largely peaceful crowd

Attorney General William P. Barr personally ordered law enforcement
officials to clear the streets around Lafayette Square just before
President Trump spoke Monday, a Justice Department official said, a
directive that prompted a show of aggression against a crowd of largely
peaceful protesters, drawing widespread condemnation.

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Carol Leonnig

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extreme measures, governance, protests, and william barr
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-06-03 (Modified: 2020-06-03)

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