Oregon Gov: Feds Told Us to Keep Quiet About Occupation

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In her first public comments on the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon, Governor Kate Brown said the federal government had urged state officials to "limit" their public comments about the standoff.

"To avoid escalating the situation, I have complied," Brown said Wednesday during a speech to introduce her 2016 policy agenda. "I would not want to say anything to compromise their efforts to resolve the situation."

But, Brown added, "Federal authorities must move quickly to end the occupation and hold all of the wrongdoers accountable." 

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