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Mon Sep 21, 2020, 12:10 PM

Justice Dept. deems New York City, Portland and Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions'

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Justice Dept. deems New York City, Portland and Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions'
Democratic mayors and governors earlier this month bashed the effort to withhold funds from their areas as illegal and a distraction from Covid deaths.
Sept. 21, 2020, 10:40 AM EDT
By Allan Smith


The Department of Justice on Monday released a list of cities it has deemed "anarchist jurisdictions" under President Donald Trump's instructions earlier this month to review federal funding to state and local governments where violence or vandalism has taken place during protests.

That memo directed Attorney General William Barr, in consultation with Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought and acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, to identify jurisdictions "that have permitted violence and the destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract these criminal activities (anarchist jurisdictions)."

On Monday, the Justice Department labeled New York City, Portland and Seattle such areas, though the department said it was still working to identify other jurisdictions that meet criteria outlined in Trump's memo.

"We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balance," Barr said. "It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and become serious about performing the basic function of government and start protecting their own citizens."


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https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/justice-department/justice-dept-deems-new-york-city-portland-seattle-anarchist-jurisdictions-n1240600

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Mon Sep 21, 2020, 12:22 PM

1. Defund the DOJ

We're not paying for this ridiculousness. Congress, you know what to do.

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Mon Sep 21, 2020, 12:39 PM

2. No, just no.

barr is lording around and abusing his office, again.

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