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U.S. defence chief opposed to using military amid protests, calls off standby troops

WASHINGTON — Defence Secretary Mark Esper declared on Wednesday he opposes using military troops for law enforcement in containing current street protests, tamping down threats from President Donald Trump, who had warned states he was willing to send soldiers to dominate their streets. Less than 48 hours after the president threatened to use the Insurrection...


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