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Three Years Later, No Justice for BLM Insurrection in D.C.

Not only has Graves not charged any suspects involved in the 2020 riots under his watch,

but his office also helped negotiate a settlement between the Justice Department and Lafayette Square rioters, who sued the government for violating their civil rights during what Graves called “racial justice demonstrations in Lafayette Square.” The settlement with Black Lives Matter D.C. required Park Police and Secret Service to update their policies to protect those who “peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights.”

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