Department of Defense Authorities and Roles Related to Civilian Law Enforcement, Hearing Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Second Session, July 9, 2020 [open pdf - 4MB]
This is the July 9, 2020 hearing "Department of Defense Authorities and Roles Related to Civilian Law Enforcement," held before the House Committee on Armed Services. From the opening statement of Adam Smith: "So the purpose of this hearing is to look at the events surrounding the Department of Defense's response to the protests that arose out of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and sort of twofold what I would like to accomplish. One, we would like to better understand what happened, how was the DOD [Department of Defense] involved, what were the steps between the DOD and the White House and the decisions that were made at the various points about DOD involvement specifically in dealing with domestic unrest." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Mark T. Esper, and Mark A. Milley.
H.A.S.C. No. 116-86; House Armed Services Committee No. 116-86
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