Trump’s DHS Is Treating Journalists Like Terrorists

31.07.2020 13:01


Earlier this week, the New York Times’ Mike Baker tweeted out the image of a Department of Homeland Security memo that had formed the basis of a report he had just co-authored. “We have low confidence,” the memo read, “in our assessment that sustained violence against government personnel and facilities in Portland, Oregon, since May reflects the enduring threat environment in the region because we lack insight into the motives for the most recent attacks.” That memo, and an internal FBI document also obtained by the Times, gave a glimpse into federal law enforcement’s view of the racial justice protests in the city: The feds didn’t seem to understand the nature of the demonstrations, but...

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