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US Park Police Issues Contradictory Statements On Tear Gas Fiasco

On Friday, a U.S. Park Police spokesperson walked back the agency's claim that officers did not use tear gas on Monday evening to disperse a crowd across the street from the White House, Vox reported.

"It was a mistake on our part for using 'tear gas' because we just assumed people would think CS or CN," Sgt. Eduardo Delgado said. "It was kind of a fault on our part just not saying in the first place 'we did not use CN or CS, we used smoke and pepper balls,' and that would've made it a moot point," he added.

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