Attorney General Barr urges federal charges against violent protesters

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Published on 17 Sep 2020, 16:30
Attorney General William Barr is calling on U.S. attorneys nationwide to seek federal charges against violent demonstrators. He even suggested invoking the rarely-used sedition law, which can punish someone found to be a threat against the U.S. government. Aruna Viswanatha, a Wall Street Journal reporter covering the Justice Department, broke the story and joined CBSN to discuss.
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