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Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case
Federal agency, local lawman dispute actions in Cliven Bundy case

The tense face-off over a Nevada rancher’s right to graze his cattle on federal land has spilled over into a public squabble after the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie issued conflicting statements over their lack of cooperation in an armed federal raid in April at Bundy’s high-desert ranch. But both agencies agree on one thing: that Bundy and his family overstepped their legal rights by hosting the armed militia on that Saturday in April and should be held accountable. In a statement released Monday to the Los Angeles Times, the BLM expressed its dismay that Gillespie had declined at the 11th hour to support federal agents as they moved in to...

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