Washtenaw Sheriff Clayton Views Capitol Assault As 'Emblematic' Of America's Racist History

Jan 7, 2021

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton
Credit Washtenaw County Sheriff / washtenaw.org

Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building Wednesday as Congress worked to certify Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election.  Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton Joined WEMU's David Fair to share his thoughts on the racist motivations behind the insurrection and the police response to the mob attack. 


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Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton

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