Attorney General Barr News Conference on U.S. Protests

At a news conference with federal law enforcement officials in Chicago, Attorney General William Barr told reporters that the federal law enforcement program, Operation… read more

At a news conference with federal law enforcement officials in Chicago, Attorney General William Barr told reporters that the federal law enforcement program, Operation Legend, was working in the city and added that “crime is down and order is being restored” in Chicago. He also pushed back against critics who have “demonized” law enforcement and suggested defunding the police, saying the policy was misguided and shortsighted. Mr. Barr would not comment on remarks made by President Trump against Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s handling of violent crime in the city. close

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  • John Lausch U.S. Attorney U.S. District Court->Northern District of Illinois
  • Regina Lombardo Acting Director Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
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Program ID:
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News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Sep 09, 2020 | 10:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 09, 2020 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 09, 2020 | 10:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2020 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Sep 09, 2020 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Sep 10, 2020 | 1:44am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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