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Justice Dept. Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds From N.Y., Seattle and Portland

NYTimes.com Monday, 21 September 2020
Attorney General William P. Barr criticized the cities for their responses to protests against police brutality. Democrats called it an effort to help President Trump’s re-election campaign.
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News video: New York, Portland and Seattle named 'anarchist jurisdictions', could lose federal funding

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Portland, New York and Seattle named "anarchist jurisdictions" by the Justice Department, after a Trump executive order will review federal funding.

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