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Facing unrest on American streets, Trump turns Homeland Security powers inward

Washington Post

Sheppard Mullin partner Jonathan Meyer, formally deputy general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), spoke with The Washington Post about the Trump Administration’s decision to deploy DHS federal troops into Portland, Oregon, to protect federal buildings amidst current city protests.  “It increases the danger both for the law enforcement officers and for the civilian population when you have law enforcement agents who are not trained in a particular duty being asked to perform that duty,” said Meyer.

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