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July 24, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at President Trump and Attorney General William Barr’s announcement that they intend to send 35 federal agents to Albuquerque under Operation Legend, designed to put federal law enforcers into America’s most violent cities to fight crime.  Supporters welcome the assistance, while others worry it will result in a surge in violence similar to that in Portland, Oregon. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter  
Sophie Martin, attorney  
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator  

For More Information: 
President: Operation Legend Will Target Violent CrimeAlbuquerque Journal 
Pres. Trump: 35 Agents Coming to Albuquerque for ‘Operation Legend’ – KRQE 
Trump’s Show of Federal Force Sparking Alarm in Cities – Associated Press 
Lawmakers Speak Out Against BCSO Sheriff’s DC Trip, Threat to Send Federal Troops to ABQ – KOAT