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National Guard 'did not advance' on crowd at Lafayette Park: Esper

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National Guard 'did not advance' on crowd at Lafayette Park: Esper

National Guard 'did not advance' on crowd at Lafayette Park: Esper

U.S Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday told the House Armed Services Committee that the National Guard did not advance on a crowd of protesters nor did it shoot rubber bullets on June 1st.


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