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Trump Orders OMB to Review Funding to NYC, D.C., Portland

Sept. 2, 2020, 11:37 PM

“We are taking action by exploring all options to ensure Federal resources flowing to lawless cities aren’t being squandered,” OMB Director Russ Vought says in statement.

  • NOTE: Statement comes after New York Post reported that President Trump had ordered OMB to review Federal funding to cities dealing with protests over police brutality
  • “My Administration will not allow Federal tax dollars to fund cities that allow themselves to deteriorate into lawless zones,” Trump says in memo to AG Bill Barr, OMB’s Vought

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