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‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there’: Most GOP Senators decline to condemn law enforcement tear-gassing peaceful protesters for Trump’s church photo op

Most GOP Senators either defended, did not criticise, or declined to comment on law enforcement clearing a crowd of non-violent protesters for Trump to be photographed holding up a Bible at St. John’s Church. Shortly before 7 p.m. on Monday evening, law enforcement used tear gas, rubber bullets, and flash-bang […]
‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there’: Most GOP Senators decline to condemn law enforcement tear-gassing peaceful protesters for Trump’s church photo op
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‘They turned holy ground into a battle ground’: Clergy members say police expelled them from the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Church for Trump’s photo op

Two priests at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington D.C say that they and other clergy members were forcibly expelled from church grounds for President Donald Trump’s photo op. Before D.C.’s 7 p.m. curfew, law enforcement used tear gas and rubber bullets to clear a crowd of peaceful demonstrators in […]
‘They turned holy ground into a battle ground’: Clergy members say police expelled them from the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Church for Trump’s photo op
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Episcopal bishop of DC ‘outraged’ after Trump hosted a photo-op outside of one of her churches holding a Bible, calling it an ‘abuse of sacred symbols’

Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, the Episcopal bishop of Washington, DC, said she was “outraged” after President Donald Trump posed with a Bible for a photo-op outside of St. John’s Episcopal Church. Federal police fired tear gas at peaceful protesters to disperse them and clear a path for the president to […]
Episcopal bishop of DC ‘outraged’ after Trump hosted a photo-op outside of one of her churches holding a Bible, calling it an ‘abuse of sacred symbols’