DC mayor says violent protesters must be prosecuted to ‘fullest extent of the law’ after tumultuous weekend – IOTW Report

DC mayor says violent protesters must be prosecuted to ‘fullest extent of the law’ after tumultuous weekend


After a weekend of clashes between protesters and police, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city will not tolerate any more violence and called for prosecutions “to the fullest extent of the law.”

The Democrat mayor, who has often clashed with President Trump over protests, sent a letter to the U.S. attorney in D.C. that called for “prosecutions of those responsible for assaulting police officers, destroying property and undermining the safety” of other demonstrators.

Police reported that they made 14 arrests between Sunday afternoon and early Monday following a weekend of unrest that seemed to be set off last week on the final night of the Republican National Convention. In an open letter Monday to U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin, Bowser said that “it is critical that when these violent offenders are taken into custody, their cases are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

She also noted that in “41 of the 42 rioting arrests” that were made in the district in August, the office declined to prosecute, as well as declining 28 of 63 affidavits “in support of arrest and search warrants” connected to the protests, adding that she was “dismayed” at the outcome. more

18 Comments on DC mayor says violent protesters must be prosecuted to ‘fullest extent of the law’ after tumultuous weekend

  1. Isn’t this the same Mayor Muriel Bowser who authorized the painting of “Black Lives Matter” on 16th Street near the White House? That’s like starting a fire in your basement and then complaining because it burned your house down. You started it– now live with it.

  2. not only that, BEG … she re-did the street signs to read BLM (Burn, Loot, Murder) Street & made a BLM Park … then she has the stupidity to whine about a coming ‘Race War’

    … which she’s actively helping to create!

  3. Some of these mayors may be looking at the $3B wrongful death lawsuit being brought against the City of Seattle by the family of one of CHAZ/CHOP murder victims and have thought twice about calling down the thunder on themselves.

    I hope Ted Wheeler gets similar news in his morning mail soon.

  4. I suspect she’s motivated by the same thing that’s giving Biden a swift kick in the rear end.

    No more tolerance for the violence, not because it’s harmful to the citizens that live there, and it’s the right thing to do.

    But instead because she’s been made aware polling for democrat governance is falling faster than a stone pulled by the force of the acceleration of gravity alone. However, I hope that’s a wrong assumption, she has found a box of unused common sense, and decided to use it. For the right reasons.

  5. Give a ANGRY negro power and authority and you can bet they’ll direct their inner anger toward whites {without openly admitting it}.
    Bowser, Barbara Lee, Maxine Waters, Sheila Jackson Lee etc. At present there is no example more glaring than Judge Emmett Sullivan who’s taking sick pleasure out of tormenting General Flynn.
    They’ve betrayed the public trust but will never be called to account because of their status.

  6. The Dems are trying to occupy the law and order space. They will claim that they stopped the violence provoked by Trump.

  7. If it weren’t for double standards, lies and treachery these Marxists wouldn’t have anything at all going for them!

  8. Its way to late.

    The business owners should sue her administration in order to keep her name in the media and associate rioting & her administration fresh in the voters minds.

  9. About 40 years ago I decided to burn dead grass out of a steel fence row on my property.there was no wind there were no buildings close and it was early spring so I knew it was safe.
    No sooner it seemed that I lit the fire the wind whipped up and faster than I could get a water hose the fire ran down the entire fence line. no damage done but a lesson I never forgot. I always get a hose out first if I burn something so I can extinguish it.
    The Dems started the fire with no plan to contain it, so now as with all their problems they blame Trump!

  10. The only reason that DEMocRATS are wanting to…..NOW…..stop violent protesters, arsonists, looters and rioters in their DEMocRAT cities….


    Polling is showing that the majority of Americans want….LAW AND ORDER….

    and Creepy Uncle Joe is losing.

  11. In the cartoon thought bubble, you can see that she really means that only protestors on the right fit her view of violent, even if they are just holding signs.

  12. Crossing a state line to incite or riot should also be an “enhancement” to any original misdemeanor or felony charge.

  13. So she says that “the city will not tolerate any more violence”. Doesn’t she realize that she’s owned by Soros and she’ll do whatever her Master demands?


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