House Natural Resources Committee seeks video evidence of fencing construction and verbal warnings before and during Lafayette Square crackdown

Pictured: U.S. Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ-03), Chair, Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee.

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Committee seeking evidence of June 1, 2020 police attack of peaceful protestors in Washington, D.C.

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Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee

The House Natural Resources Committee seeks assistance in understanding the events of June 1, 2020, when police attacked peaceful protestors at Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. 

Specifically, the Committee is looking for video and/or photographic evidence of:

  1. The arrival, movement, and construction of anti-scale fencing on June 1.
  2. Verbal warnings from law enforcement to protestors between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. indicating that the area was about to be cleared.

People with information are encouraged to contact nrdems.tips@mail.house.gov.

Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee, Grijalva
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