Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, 13 other mayors ask federal forces to leave U.S. cities

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock joined 13 other U.S. mayors in calling for federal law enforcement and military to stop their deployment to cities in response to protests.

“We urge you to take immediate action to withdraw your forces and agree to no further unilateral deployments in U.S. cities,” said the mayors’ letter to Attorney General William Barr and Homeland Security Chad Wolf.

The letter was signed by Hancock, along with the mayors of Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., Kansas City, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Jose, Oakland, Tucson and Sacramento.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser posted the letter on Twitter on Tuesday night.

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