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Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police, Layoff 100 Cops, Slash Salaries

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council approved proposals Monday that would reduce the police department by as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition — an action supported by protesters who have marched in the city following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis but strongly opposed by the mayor and police…

Seattle City Council Slashes Police Budget Following Calls To Defund The Police

August 10, 2020 10:37 PM ET The Seattle City Council voted ‘yes’ to sweeping budget cuts for the police department following weeks of protests.  In the 7-1 vote, the city council approved more than $1,000,000 in cuts to the Seattle Police Department’s (SPD) budget as the city moves to ‘defund’-and not abolish- the police, according…

Black Lives Matter Protesters Swarm Seattle Police Chief’s Home

A large group of “aggressive” protesters swarmed Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best’s Snohomish County home over the weekend, the police chief confirmed in an August 2 letter addressed to members of the Seattle City Council, detailing the incident. Dozens of vehicles lined the road as roughly 200 protesters, “mostly white men and women in their…

Is It Time To Treat The Rioters As Terrorists?

The United States has been engulfed in ongoing nationwide protests and riots for months now, following the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. The majority of recent protests have been peaceful, with a few notable exceptions.

Rantz: Media Is Putting On ‘A Master Class’ Of Gaslighting Over Seattle Riots

July 27, 2020 11:13 PM ET Seattle radio host Jason Rantz said Monday that much of the media is misrepresenting the rioting in America’s cities as peaceful protests. “What we are seeing is violence,” Rantz told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “What we saw was a riot and anyone who is says otherwise is lying…

Seattle Riot: Police Arrest 25 After ‘Explosives’ Thrown at Officers

The Seattle Police Department declared a riot and arrested 25 people after “explosives” were thrown at officers when a protest turned violent in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on Saturday. FOX 10 reports: Up to 1,000 protesters gathered about 2 p.m. Saturday for a peaceful march in solidarity with unrest and violent demonstrations in Portland. By 4…

Leaked Seattle Gov’t Documents Allege Justice System Is Built From ‘White Supremacist Culture’

Documents reportedly leaked from the Seattle King County Executive’s Office claim that the justice system is built off of “white supremacist culture,” white leadership, and racism. The documents, obtained by Discovery Institute Research Fellow Christopher Rufo, come after Seattle put forward a plan that would drastically reduce funding for police departments and close a large…

Seattle Mayor: ‘Looking at Every Option’ if Feds Act Like They Did in Portland

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) said that her city is “looking at every option” including charging federal agents if they start taking actions similar to what they have done in Portland and stated that the city has “a lawsuit ready to go” if federal agents act as they…

‘You’re Going To Have A Huge Increase In Crime’: Researcher Tells Tucker Carlson That...

July 22, 2020 11:00 PM ET Discovery Institute Research Fellow Christopher Rufo told Fox News host Tucker Carlson Wednesday that Seattle plans to close its county jail and that this will result in “a huge increase in crime.” “The effects are actually quite simple. When you have 50% fewer officers, when you have 60% fewer…

Attorney General William Barr talks race, justice and law in America [Video]

Attorney General William “Bill” Barr has shown himself to be one of President Trump’s very best picks through the course of his first Presidential term of office. This very measured, very calm man has a gift of making legal sense out of chaotic and otherwise very passion-filled situations. It is certainly the truth that presently…

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