The New Paper

September 22, 2020

DOJ Names NYC, Portland, Seattle as "jurisdictions permitting violence"

The Justice Department named New York City, Portland, and Seattle as “jurisdictions permitting violence and destruction of property” yesterday. The announcement follows a memo issued by President Trump, and could potentially lead to cuts in federal funding received by each city. The cities’ mayors responded with a joint statement criticizing the move as politically motivated.

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