EXCLUSIVE: Jim Jordan Calls On DOJ To Help US Marshalls Who Defended Portland Courthouse | The Daily Caller

Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan sent a letter Wednesday to Attorney General Merrick Garland calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to preserve all records relating to the Department’s disciplinary and personnel actions against deputy U.S. Marshals who defended the courthouse and federal property in Portland, Oregon, from rioters in the summer of 2020.The Daily Caller first obtained the letter, in which Jordan, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, slammed the Biden administration for not helping law enforcement officers, and said the DOJ has declined to pay for legal counsel for deputy U.S. Marshals to defend themselves in civil suits related to attacks at the courthouse in Portland.In the letter, Jordan mentioned Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton’s concern with the DOJ on the matter. Cotton and Republican Senators have said the DOJ is placing deputy U.S. Marshals on limited duty and informing them that they are under investigation for their actions in Portland.

EXCLUSIVE: Jim Jordan Calls On DOJ To Help US Marshalls Who Defended Portland Courthouse | The Daily Caller