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AG Barr on the 1st federal execution in 17 years: “Today, Lee finally faced the justice he deserved.” White supremacist Daniel Lewis Lee brutally murdered a family of 3. He duct-taped plastic bags around their heads, weighed them down w/ rocks, and drowned them in a bayou.
A protestor in Portland struck a USMS deputy three times with a hammer, who sustained injury to his left shoulder, lower neck, and upper back. The deputy managed to hold onto the protestor while other officers handcuffed him. https://www.justice.gov/usao-or/pr/texas-man-charged-assaulting-deputy-us-marshal-hammer-during-week...
In Portland over wknd, people w/ weapons (sledgehammers, tasers, stun guns, slingshots,lasers) attacked fed police officers protecting fed buildings & vandalized the buildings. DOJ made 10 arrests, charged 10 cases. Nationally, to date: ⏹Total charged: 178 ⏹Total arrests: 166
I was honored to be joined by Attorney General William Barr in Columbia today. We had substantive conversations with community leaders and law enforcement officials about moving our nation forward together.
. @FBI Director Christopher Wray: The people of the United States are the victims of what amounts to Chinese theft on a scale so massive that it represents one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history.
7 people arrested, facing charges after attacking fed law officers protecting courthouse via “aerial fireworks including mortars; high intensity lasers targeting officers’ eyes; thrown rocks, bottles, and balloons filled with paint from demonstrators.” https://www.justice.gov/usao-or/pr/seven-arrested-facing-federal-charges-after-weekend-riots-hatfiel...
Thank you @Homeland Security for supporting our law enforcement officers in safeguarding our country’s monuments, memorials and statues. We will not stand for anarchy. We will protect our people, property and public lands that are being targeted by criminals.
. @Homeland Security will ensure that we have law enforcement personnel ready to protect our federal properties, facilities, buildings, statues, and monuments across the country.