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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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United States House Committee on Armed Services United States House Committee on Armed Services Standing committee of the United States House of Representatives responsible for funding and oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States armed forces, as well as substantial portions of the Department of Energy.

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