Rep. Ayanna Pressley: Trump Is 'Using Federal Forces to Attack Black Americans'

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Published on 30 Jun 2020, 12:00
"When the people spoke up and demanded justice, President Johnson used federal forces to protect black Americans. Today, Donald Trump, in a move that surprises no one, is using federal forces to attack black Americans," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) Monday at an Oversight Committee hearing on "Government Violence Against Peaceful Civil Rights Protesters/Journalists."