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Spokesman Bryan Lanza said in a memo this week to supporters that Trump's backing for the pipeline near a North Dakota Indian reservation "has nothing to do with his personal investments and everything to do with promoting policies that benefit all Americans."
The memo says Trump and his team "respect all Americans' First Amendment right to peacefully protest, and we hope that local and federal officials continue to give support to local law enforcement so they are able to continue to protect these protesters."
Memo: Trump Backs Pipeline Based on Policy, Not Investments. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, DEC. 2, 2016, 5:40 P.M. E.S.T.