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Federal Agents in Portland Are Generating Unrest Elsewhere as Well

NYTimes.com Monday, 27 July 2020 ()
Galvanized in part by the deployment of federal agents in Portland, Ore., protesters across the country have returned to the streets.
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Oregeon's governor says federal agents who have clashed with protesters will start leaving Portland tomorrow. It's part of a plan between the state and homeland security.

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DHS Wolf defends the federal agents in Portland

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is on Capitol Hill defending the presence of federal agents in Portland, Oregon. (Aug. 6)
 

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U.S. federal troops 'abandoned' by Portland officials: DHS

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.'

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Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf to testify on federal agents' actions in Portland protests

Oregon officials say the federal government's presence in the city fueled violence and civil liberties experts raised concerns.

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Portland protesters set fire outside precinct

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.

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Portland police declare a riot during protests

Late Wednesday, Portland, Oregon police declared a riot and said they believe an explosive had been left outside a police precinct. Earlier, protesters rammed..
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