U.S. attorney general defends FBI probe of threats against school board members

Garland pushes back against Republicans’ charges that the Justice Department was infringing on parental rights to free speech

By: - October 27, 2021 3:11 pm
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland

In this file photo, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during an event at the Justice Department on June 15, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Garland addressed domestic terrorism during his remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.