• Attorney General Barr told federal prosecutors to be aggressive with charges against violent protesters, and even called for potentially charging them with sedition

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Attorney General William Barr testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC, July 28, 2020.
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    Attorney General William Barr told prosecutors to bring aggressive charges against those involved in protests including sedition, according to reports.
    The charge of sedition is levied for alleged attempts to overthrow the government and has rarely been used, the Wall Street Journal reported.
    Barr also called for criminal charges against Seattle's mayor over the city's autonomous police-free zone during the protests earlier this...
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