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The U.S. Park Police and Secret Service violently routed protesters from Lafayette Square last month without apparent provocation or adequate warning, after Attorney General Barr spoke with Park Police leaders, according to an Army National Guard officer.

Attorney General William Barr, Park Police distanced President Donald Trump from the clearing of protesters June 1 in Lafayette Square in D.C.

Park Police violently cleared protesters from Lafayette Square without apparent provocation or adequate warning last month, immediately after Attorney Gen. Barr spoke with Park Police leaders, according to an Army National Guard officer who was there.

ONE-ON-ONE: @PierreTABC  interviewed Attorney General William Barr, pressing him on mail-in voting due to the COVID-19 threat, the violent clearing of Lafayette Park and Black Lives Matter – with Barr now acknowledging racial profiling by police.

Attorney General Bill Barr says he didn’t give the tactical order to clear the Lafayette Park protesters. Earlier this week, the White House said it was Barr who made the decision.

Retired U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers told WTOP on Monday that Attorney General William Barr “is not in the chain of command,” and “it would have been inappropriate for him to try to direct” the Park Police to clear Lafayette Park last week.

2) Harris offers an amendment to prevent the issuing of subpoenas until the committee holds an investigation of what unfolded in Lafayette Park and potential orders given by Attorney General Bill Barr.

Congressman @davidcicilline  calls for Appointment of Special Prosecutor to Investigate Attorney General Barr’s Role in Forcibly Removing Peaceful Protesters from Lafayette Park->

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JUST IN: Attorney General Barr personally ordered the expansion of the security perimeter around Lafayette Park Monday just before Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, a senior DOJ official and senior White House official confirm to @ABC  News.

BREAKING: Attorney General Barr personally ordered the expansion of the security perimeter around Lafayette Park Monday just before Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, a senior DOJ official and senior White House official confirm to ABC News.

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BREAKING: Attorney General Barr personally ordered the expansion of the security perimeter around Lafayette Park Monday just before Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, a senior DOJ official and senior White House official confirm to ABC News.

BREAKING: Attorney General Barr personally ordered the expansion of the security perimeter around Lafayette Park Monday just before Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, a senior DOJ official and senior White House official confirm to ABC News.

US Attorney General Bill Barr appears to be standing in Lafayette Park observing protesters tonight in DC outside the White House

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Attorney General Bill Barr with a security detail visited Lafayette Park near the White House.

BREAKING: Attorney General Barr personally ordered the expansion of the security perimeter around Lafayette Park Monday just before Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church, a senior DOJ official and senior White House official confirm to ABC News.

Attorney General Bill Barr in Lafayette Park with several other officials observing the protestors.

Senior Administration official tells @ClareHymes22  that Attorney General Barr is traveling around the District to observe #DCProtest  . Was spotted earlier at Lafayette Park (before military police cleared it) and just now at Farragut Square. #protests2020  #WashingtonDCProtest 

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