Federal agents emerge from courthouse, fire tear gas
Saturday, 25 July 2020 () A persistent crowd of protesters remained outside the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon, into the early hours of Saturday as plumes of tear gas, dispensed by US agents, lingered above. (July 25)
A huge crowd of protesters was seen peacefully dancing to music outside the Justice Center in Portland moments after federal agents fired tear gas and flash bangs at the crowd.
The clip, filmed by Portland resident Austen Rustrum, shows the crowd chanting and dancing.
Rustrum explained to...
Local media in Portland, Oregon report that protesters against systemic racism have gathered for the 69th straight night in that city, although crowd numbers have lowered significantly since state police took over from federal authorities last week.
White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington and urged local leaders to remain vigilant to avoid a surge. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday at a Senate Homeland Security hearing said U.S. federal troops in Portland were 'abandoned due to the dangerous policies by local officials.'
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..
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