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Fact check: How violent are the Portland protests?

Seattle Times Wednesday, 29 July 2020 ()
Checking the claims made by Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday before Congress about the nightly protests in Portland, Ore.
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The mayor of Portland was teargassed by federal agents during protests against the presence of the agents sent by Donald Trump to quell unrest in the city. Ted Wheeler, the Democratic mayor of the city in Oregon, said it was the first time he had been teargassed. Protesters had lit a large fire and...

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