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Tue Jun 2, 2020, 11:23 PM

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, An Iraq War Vet, Expresses Alarm At Military Helicopters Over DC [View all]

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June 2, 2020 6:05 p.m.


Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), an Iraq War veteran who lost both her legs in combat, expressed alarm on Tuesday over the federal government’s use of military helicopters to disperse protests in Washington, D.C. the night before....................


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The brandishing of military muscle by the federal government against protesters continued later that night with Lakota and Black Hawk helicopters flying low and intimidating crowds calling for justice in cases of police brutality that took the lives of unarmed black people, like George Floyd who died in police custody last week.

Zolan Kanno-Youngs, a homeland security reporter for the New York Times, said the aircraft maneuvers were similar to situations in war zones to scare off insurgents....................................

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