Freedom Caucus calls on Barr and Wray to arrest and prosecute monument vandals

House Freedom Caucus Republicans called on Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray to prosecute those who desecrate and tear down monuments and statues across the country.

“We can acknowledge the necessity of federal intervention when states and local jurisdictions allow the rights of their citizens to violate public property to be attacked, vandalized, and destroyed,” House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs said at a press conference Thursday.

Federal officials should “immediately begin making arrests of those who are attempting to violate rights and disturb our peace and vandalize our federal property and attacking our private property,” said Biggs, an Arizona Republican.

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