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DOJ Designates New York City as an 'Anarchist Jurisdiction'

DOJ Designates New York City as an 'Anarchist Jurisdiction' --The designation comes after a memo from President Trump earlier this month threatening to cut off federal funds for cities | 21 Sept 2020 | New York City is one of three places that "have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities," leading to its designation as an "anarchist jurisdiction," the Justice Department said Monday... President Trump issued a memo earlier this month directing the DOJ to identify jurisdictions that, in its view, were not enforcing the law appropriately. Designated cities could lose their federal funding. Trump's Sept. 2 order gives the director of the Office of Management and Budget 30 days to issue guidance to federal agencies on restricting eligibility for federal grants for the cities on the DOJ list.