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DOJ Designates New York City, Seattle, Portland as “Anarchist” Cities

HeadlineSep 22, 2020

Attorney General William Barr is threatening to cut billions of dollars in federal funds to New York City, Seattle and Portland after designating the cites as so-called anarchist jurisdictions. The Justice Department claims the cities “have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist.” New York Attorney General Letitia James slammed the designation as “illegal.” She said, “This designation is nothing more than a pathetic attempt to scare Americans into voting for a commander-in-chief who is actually incapable of commanding our nation.”

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