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Sessions Announces Lifted Restrictions on Military Gear for Police Aug. 28, 201702:12 The executive order "will ensure that you can get the lifesaving gear that you need to do your job and send a...

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President Barrack Obama has ordered the federal government through an executive order to confiscate some of the military surplus equipment from police departments across the country. The president's …

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Obama Issues Executive Order on Military Equipment for Police. President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. The president and prime minister agreed Friday to a joint effort to fight domestic terrorism after last ...

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WASHINGTON -- In an unexpected move, President Barack Obama on Monday will ban the federal government from providing certain military equipment to police departments. Effective immediately, the government will no longer provide local law enforcement with tracked armored vehicles, grenade launchers and bayonets.

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2015 Executive Orders Signed by Barack Obama. Executive Order 13687. Imposing Additional Sanctions With Respect To North Korea. Signed: January 2, 2015. Federal Register page and date: 80 FR 819, January 6, 2015. See: EO 13466, June 26, 2008; EO 13551, August 30, 2010; EO 13570, April 18, 2011. Executive Order 13688.

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Invasive species; impacts on the environment, national efforts to coordinate Federal prevention and control: EO 13751. Oceans, coasts, and the Great Lakes; protection, maintenance, and restoration efforts: EO 13547. Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration: EO 13626. Executive orders. Executive Order 11030; amendment: EO 13683.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plan to lift restrictions on surplus military gear to police departments (all times local): 1:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to restore the flow of surplus military gear to local police departments. The Obama administration severely limited the program two years ago amid a …

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Obama ultimately signed an executive order halting many of the military surplus transfers. The executive action, which Sessions says Mr. Trump will sign sometime on Monday, will in effect reverse ...

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Despite President Obama's much-touted 2015 executive order, an In These Times investigation reveals evidence that police departments are still receiving as much military hardware from the Pentagon ...

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Twitter. Aug 28, 2017, 12:18 pm. A police sniper watches over protestors in Ferguson, Missouri (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday announced a roll back of the Obama-era restrictions on the transfer of surplus military equipment to police departments across the country, despite concerns that doing so casts …

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EXECUTIVE ORDER. NATIONAL DEFENSE RESOURCES PREPAREDNESS. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and as Commander in Chief of the Armed …

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The All-Volunteer Force thrives when it is composed of diverse Americans who can meet the rigorous standards for military service, and an inclusive military strengthens our national security.

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President Barack Obama issued an executive order in 2015 that severely limited the surplus program, partly triggered by public outrage over the use of military gear during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Police responded in riot gear and deployed tear gas, dogs, and armored vehicles.

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Fact Check: Has President Obama 'Depleted' The Military?

President Obama has slashed defense spending and will leave his successor with a weaker military force — or so Republican presidential candidates, led by Donald Trump, charge. "Our military is ...

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President Donald Trump is planning to lift an Obama administration ban on the transfer of some surplus military equipment to police departments, USA Today reported on Sunday. The plan, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions may outline in his address to the Fraternal Order of Police on Monday, would reverse an executive order made by President …

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Obama To Limit Police Acquisition Of Some Military-Style Equipment : The Two-Way In an executive order, President Obama curbed the kind of equipment local police can acquire from the federal ...

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President Barack Obama Bans Some Military-Style Equipment ... Obama created the task force earlier this year via executive order. The president's action is part of a broader effort to relieve tensions between law enforcement and minority communities after the deaths of several black men at the hands of police in Ferguson, Missouri; Baltimore; and other cities.

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Under new recommendations, police forces will be banned from acquiring some types of military-style equipment from federal agencies. The proposal was one of several made by a White House task force...

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What's True. President Obama used the power granted to him by section 1009(e), Title 37 of the U.S. Code to cap military pay increases at a maximum of …

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Much can be done through the president's executive authority to redirect these grants. In response to the tragedy in Ferguson, President Obama established the Federal Interagency Law Enforcement Equipment Working Group in May 2015. Its purpose: to review law enforcement acquisition procedures and use of military grade equipment and funding.

Here's the List of Military Gear Obama Plans to Ban …

Here's the List of Military Gear Obama Will Ban for Cops. The White House has announced Obama will ban the federal government from gifting grenade launchers, weaponized aircraft, 50-cal weapons ...

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Overall spending in the areas covered by the Executive Order will be reduced by 20 percent, saving billions. This Executive Order builds on the progress that has already been made through the Campaign to Cut Waste.

Trump to restore program sending surplus military weapons ...

August 27, 2017. President Donald Trump plans to resume the transfer of surplus weapons, vehicles and other equipment from the nation's military to its state and local law enforcement agencies ...

The Obama era is over. Here's how the military rates his ...

The Obama era is over. Here's how the military rates his legacy. By George R. Altman and Leo Shane III. Jan 8, 2017. President Barack Obama greets members of the U.S. military during a rally with ...