“None of us would ever have considered directing or engaging in such actions to be consistent with our oaths to support and defend the Constitution.”
By Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 6-10-2020
More than 1,250 former Department of Justice employees on Wednesday called on the department’s inspector general to open an investigation into reports that Attorney General William Barr personally ordered the tear-gassing of protesters in Washington, D.C. on June 1.
The former employees wrote that Inspector General Michael Horowitz must get to the bottom of Barr’s involvement in the dispersing of the crowd, which was part of the nationwide uprising against racial injustice following the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Continue reading