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Mon Jun 22, 2020, 10:00 PM

Interior Department to investigate clearing of protesters at Lafayette Park

By LAUREN THEISEN
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |
JUN 22, 2020 AT 7:07 PM

A watchdog office inside the Interior Department has agreed to investigate U.S. Park Police’s use of chemical agents and other aggressive tactics to clear peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters from Washington D.C.‘s Lafayette Park on June 1.

The police action, which was initiated in order to clear space for President Trump to do a photo-op at St. John’s church, has been criticized as an unprovoked attack that violated demonstrators’ constitutional rights ...

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-interior-dept-investigates-clearing-of-protesters-at-lafayette-par-20200622-uwtr3rpx4fcphhsklo2voiixoa-story.html

Just in case you had been wondering why today it once again suddenly became necessary to attack protesters in DC

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