• Attorney General Barr told federal prosecutors to be aggressive with charges against violent protesters, and even called for potentially charging them with sedition

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Attorney General William Barr told prosecutors to bring aggressive charges against those involved in protests including bringing charges of plotting to overthrow the government, several outlets reported.
    Barr reportedly made the assertion in call with federal prosecutors last week where he also said that demonstrations that could turn violent are likely to increase ahead of the November presidential election, the Wall Street Journal reported.
    Some on the call including US attorneys from across the country were alarmed by the suggestion to charge protesters with...
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