From $15 million to $0: As racial tensions simmered, Trump administration sought to defund DOJ ‘peacemaker’ unit

CLOSE Merrick Garland hearing: Sen. Kennedy presses Garland on meaning of implicit bias, asking if it means “I’m a racist but I don’t know I’m a racist?” USA TODAYAs racial tensions spilled into America’s streets, the Trump administration repeatedly sought to eliminate a long-standing Justice Department unit that for decades has mediated racial, ethnic and…