WATCH: Police bash cameraman as they push back peaceful crowds at White House
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On Monday, police and military forces pushed back peaceful protesters with tear gas outside of the White House, as President Donald Trump moved to give a speech outlining his plans to use the military to put down protests around the country.

As the police pushed them back, ABC 7 News caught the image of officers attacking a cameraman, striking him repeatedly before forcing him to his feet. It is unclear what, if anything, prompted them to do so.

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