Officials blame differing groups of 'outsiders' for violence
Last updated 5/31/2020 at 12:20am
MICHAEL BALSAMO and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
WASHINGTON (AP) — As protests over the death of George Floyd grow in cities across the U.S., government officials have been warning of the "outsiders" -- groups of organized rioters they say are flooding into major cities not to call for justice but to cause destruction.
But the state and federal officials have offered differing assessments of who the outsiders are. They've blamed left-wing extremists, far-right white nationalists and even suggested the involvement of drug cartels. These leaders have offered little evidence to back u...