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Federal officers stockpiled semiautomatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial ‘heat ray’ ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump’s photo op, a whistleblower says

Federal law-enforcement officers stocked up on semiautomatic rifles hours before forcefully clearing protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, according to whistleblower testimony obtained by The Washington Post. Officers also unsuccessfully sought to obtain a controversial “heat ray” that can cause second-degree burns, according to the testimony, which was submitted […]
Federal officers stockpiled semiautomatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial ‘heat ray’ ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump’s photo op, a whistleblower says
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Secret Service responds to reports that reporters were ordered to leave White House while protests took place nearby, says ‘4 members of the media were misdirected by the Secret Service’ to leave.

The US Secret Service asked reporters to leave the White House on Monday night, CNN reported. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins said that no reason was provided. “It’s actually incredibly unusual,” she said. The Secret Service gave a statement to Yahoo News’ Hunter Walker, saying that “four members of the media were […]
Secret Service responds to reports that reporters were ordered to leave White House while protests took place nearby, says ‘4 members of the media were misdirected by the Secret Service’ to leave.