Trump creates panel on issue of missing, murdered indigenous women
Last updated 4/8/2020 at 1:49pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Donald Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel of federal officials Tuesday to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
Trump told tribal leaders gathered at the White House for the signing that the "Operation Lady Justice" task force is long overdue, calling statistics related to missing and murdered indigenous women "sobering and heartbreaking."
The executive order signed Tuesday creates a task force of officials from the FBI, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the departments of Interior, Justice, and Healt...