Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has declared a state of emergency and activated the state national guard in anticipation of a grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson.
But when asked Monday night if he was ultimately responsible for the coming response to any protests that might follow the decision, Nixon emphatically and loquaciously demurred.
"Does the buck ultimately stop with you?" Matthew Sledge, a Huffington Post reporter, asked during a conference call. The Guardian's Jon Swaine posted an audio clip of the exchange.
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