Obama’s Thoughts on ‘Defund the Police’ Weren’t Exactly Surprising.

A response to his recent comments about the movement.

ALYSSA POINTER — ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE

“We lose people in the hands of police. It’s not a slogan but a policy demand. And centering the demand for equitable investments and budgets for communities across the country gets us progress and safety.”

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