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Will Other Cities Follow Seattle’s ‘Historic’ Tear Gas Ban?

Aggressive police tactics like tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets have been used in 96 U.S. cities since the George Floyd protests began. While some cities have moved to curtail their use, a full ban may need legal or legislative action. Meanwhile Atlanta’s mayor has vowed to curb police use of force, following the death of Rayshard Brooks.

House OKs Lawsuits Over Ignored Subpoenas

The legislation authorizes the Judiciary Committee to take Attorney General William Barr to federal court for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report and underlying evidence. It also empowers Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) to begin legal proceedings to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to cooperate with the panel’s obstruction probe.