Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio), the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee tried to show this video during the hearing involving Attorney General William Barr but he was blocked from airing the entire video.
The Democrats said Jordan took the peaceful protests out of context. Democrats have argued most of the protests have been peaceful and blamed President Donald Trump for escalating the situation when he ordered federal troops into cities.
Trump has threatened to bring troops into Baltimore where crime is still rampant but recent protests have largely been under control.
Here’s the video:
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Feature image screenshot of the video.
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