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If The Feds Protect The Suburbs, Will The Suburbs Protect The President?

This Week in the Swamp: A weekly dive into the muck of the Trump administration.
Attorney General William Barr watches a Republican Exhibit video of people rioting, during the House Judiciary Committee hearing in the Congressional Auditorium at the US Capitol Visitors Center July 28, 2020 in Wash... Attorney General William Barr watches a Republican Exhibit video of people rioting, during the House Judiciary Committee hearing in the Congressional Auditorium at the US Capitol Visitors Center July 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. - In his first congressional testimony in more than a year, Barr is expected to face questions from the committee about his deployment of federal law enforcement agents to Portland, Oregon, and other cities in response to Black Lives Matter protests; his role in using federal agents to violently clear protesters from Lafayette Square near the White House last month before a photo opportunity for President Donald Trump in front of a church; his intervention in court cases involving Trump's allies Roger Stone and Michael Flynn; and other issues. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla / POOL / AFP) (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 30, 2020 6:29 p.m.

The braying inner-city hordes are stationed just across the interstate. They’re smashing Confederate statues, federal buildings and mom-and-pop shops. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists. Some, we assume, are good people.

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