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Justice Department Cancels News Briefings Service After Sending White Nationalist Link

The Justice Department announced Friday it is canceling its internal news clippings service following backlash from a briefing that linked to a white nationalist website.

The Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review sent immigration court employees a link to a post by VDare — which promotes white nationalist and anti-Semitic viewpoints — earlier this week as part of a daily news briefing. The link drew backlash from court employees and was first reported by BuzzFeed.

EOIR spokeswoman Kathryn Mattingly confirmed to POLITICO that the news briefings would be canceled and that the office will not renew its contract with the private firm that compiled the clippings.

Read more at Politico

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