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Democratic Presidential Candidates Accuse Former Ferguson Officer of Murdering Michael Brown

Two candidates running for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination have accused former Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson of "murdering" Michael Brown in a controversial 2014 police shooting. The shooting was ruled justified by both the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney and the U.S. Department of Justice.

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California Hires Eric Holder to Fight Trump Policies

Mr. de León said he expected California to challenge Washington — and defend itself from policies instituted in Washington — on issues including the environment, immigration and criminal justice. He said California Democrats decided to turn to Mr. Holder as they watched Mr. Trump assemble his cabinet and begin to set the tone for his presidency.

Sheriff Clarke Blames President for "War on Police"

“I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it,” Clarke said. “I said last December war had been declared on the American police officer led by some high profile people, one coming out of the White House...” More Here.

Video: Sheriff Clarke Blames President for "War on Police"

"I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it," Clarke said. "I said last December war had been declared on the American police officer led by some high profile people, one coming out of the White House, and one coming out of the United States Department of Justice. And it’s open season right now. No doubt about it."

Video: Federal Report Says Brown Shooting Justified, Clears Wilson

Specifically, the DOJ said there was "no evidence" to disprove Wilson's testimony that he feared for his safety, nor was there reliable evidence that Michael Brown had his hands up when he was shot.

Federal Report Says Brown Shooting Justified, Clears Wilson

Specifically, the DOJ said there was "no evidence" to disprove Wilson's testimony that he feared for his safety, nor was there reliable evidence that Michael Brown had his hands up when he was shot. More Here.

DOJ: No Federal Charges for Zimmerman in Martin Shooting

The Justice Department announced Tuesday it will not file federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the Florida man who was acquitted last year of second-degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager.

Wisconsin Sheriff Calls Sharpton a "Charlatan," Smacks Down Holder

“The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, got it right,” Clarke said about the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?” More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Sheriff Calls Sharpton a "Charlatan," Smacks Down Holder

“The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, got it right,” Clarke said about the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?”

Holder Severely Limits Federal Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

While police can continue to make seizures under their own state laws, the federal program was easy to use and required most of the proceeds from the seizures to go to local and state police departments. Many states require seized proceeds to go into the general fund.