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Burlington County Man Admits Bombing Police Vehicle During “Mostly Peaceful” George Floyd Protests in Trenton

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Trenton NJ,  a Burlington County, man today admitted attempting to interfere with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder when he attempted to set fire to a police vehicle during a riot in the City of Trenton, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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The Insurrection Act of 1807 has been invoked 14 times in US History

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Washington DC, President Trump’s threat to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807 means the statute could be used for the first time in the 21st century.

The U.S. federal law allows the president to deploy military troops within the nation to suppress civil disorder, insurrection and rebellion, among other threats. It allows the president to federalize the National Guard and use U.S. armed forces to combat insurrections against states and the federal government.

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