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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tom Cotton: In Ferguson and Baltimore, politicians "fanning the flames of division and racial tension"

Posted By on Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Tom Cotton addressed members of the North Little Rock Police Department today, saying that it was important for elected officials to "have the backs of their law enforcement officers."

Brandon Riddle at the D-G reports

“In Ferguson or in Baltimore, there were politicians that were jumping to conclusions and fanning the flames of division and racial tension in their communities,” Cotton said, adding that investigations of those shootings found no wrongdoing by police.

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