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Government watchdog finds failings, but no Trump influence, in clearing of Lafayette Square

A government watchdog has determined the law enforcement agencies responsible for clearing protesters gathered outside the White House last summer failed to fully warn the crowd to disperse while fractured radio communications led officers to use chemical irritants that had not been authorized.
Government watchdog finds failings, but no Trump influence, in clearing of Lafayette Square
3 days ago|Washington, United States

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Police did not clear Lafayette Square so Trump could hold 'Bible' photo op: Watchdog

U.S. Park Police did not clear Lafayette Park and the nearby area of protesters on June 1, 2020, so President Donald Trump could walk from the White House over to St. John’s Church, but learned of his interest in surveying the site hours after they already had begun planning to clear the area to put up new fencing, according to a new watchdog report. The Interior Department’s inspector general did not determine whether law enforcement acted ina…

3 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
BBC News
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Trump praises report clearing DC police over 'Bible photo op'

Park Police in Washington did not clear protesters for a presidential "photo op", a report finds.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
Reuters
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Police did not disperse protesters so Trump could hold photo op: U.S. watchdog report

A U.S. government watchdog said in a report issued on Wednesday the U.S. Park Police had the lawful authority to disperse protesters from a park near the White House ahead of a presidential photo opportunity by former President Donald Trump in June 2020.

3 days ago|United Kingdom
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U.S. Federal probe: Protest not broken up due to Trump photo op

An internal investigation has determined that the decision to forcibly clear racial justice protesters from an area in front of the White House last summer was not influenced by then-U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to stage a photo opportunity at that spot.

3 days ago|Toronto, Canada
Washington Times
Washington TimesR

Police justified in clearing BLM protesters outside White House, didn’t do it to help Trump photo

A federal report on Wednesday cleared President Trump of accusations he ordered disbursement of Back Lives Matter protesters at Lafayette Park last year so he could walk from the White House to a nearby church.

3 days ago|Washington, United States
USA Today
USA TodayC

Police did not clear protesters from Lafayette Park for Trump photo op, inspector general finds

An inspector general's report says police cleared Lafayette Park near the White House so contactors could install new fencingl

3 days ago|United States
CNN
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IG report: Park Police didn't clear protesters from Lafayette Park for Trump

The US Park Police did not clear racial injustice protesters from Lafayette Park to allow for then-President Donald Trump's march to St. John's Church last June, but instead did so to allow a contractor to install a fence around the White House, according to a new inspector general report.

3 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Police did not clear Lafayette Park area so Trump could hold 'Bible' photo op: Watchdog

U.S. Park Police learned of Trump's interest in surveying the site as they began planning to clear the area to put up new fencing, according to a new watchdog report.

3 days ago|United States
The Independent
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Trump’s photo op not behind violent police response to clearing protesters, report finds

Police violently cleared a park in front of the White House so a contractor could install fencing, not so that Donald Trump could walk with officials from his administration for a widely criticisesd photo op in front of a church across the street, according to a government report.

3 days ago|London, United Kingdom
Independent.ie
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Probe says Washington protest was not broken up because of Trump photo op

An investigation has determined the decision to forcibly clear racial justice protesters from an area in front of the White House last summer was not influenced by then-president Donald Trump’s plan to stage a photo opportunity at that spot.

3 days ago|Ireland
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R 38%
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