Feds to Limit Military-Style Weapons for Police Forces

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During protests over last year's shooting death of Michael Brown, police in Ferguson, Missouri rolled out armored tanks and riot gear. A White House working group concluded that over-reaction made the situation dramatically worse. Today, President Obama announced a ban on providing certain military equipment to local police.

 Jennifer Bendery, who covers the White House and Congress for the Huffington Post, has details.

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Guest:
Jennifer Bendery - Huffington Post - @jbendery

Host:
Warren Olney

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Benjamin Gottlieb, Christine Detz