‘Defund the police’ slogan and anti-cop violence debated at U.S. Senate hearing

By: - July 26, 2022 6:35 pm

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee blamed recent violence against officers on anti-police rhetoric, while Democrats distanced themselves from the “defund the police” slogan.(Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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