Portland, Oregon

Trump threatens to cut federal funds to 'lawless' cities

"He is not a king. He cannot 'defund' NYC," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "It's an illegal stunt."

By REUTERS
03/09/2020
Protesters rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Portland, Orego
Portland police arrest 19 protesters as political divide hardens

Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Monday said it was Trump himself who was helping stoke the violence.

By REUTERS
01/09/2020
Portland mayor urge restraint, renunciation of violence after shooting

Authorities have not identified the shooting victim. But the New York Times reported the man gunned down was wearing a hat with the insignia of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer.

By REUTERS
31/08/2020
Former vice president Joe Biden (Left) and US President Donald Trump (Right)
Biden condemns Portland violence, says Trump 'recklessly encouraging' it

Protests have roiled downtown Portland every night for nearly three months following Floyd's death, and police there said they had made arrests after one person was shot to death on Saturday night.

By REUTERS
31/08/2020
'No Drama Llama' brings calm to Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland

Caesar, the six-year-old "No Drama Llama," has become a fixture in the city, extending his wooly neck to nuzzle both Black Lives Matter activists and law enforcement officers in body armor.

By REUTERS
07/08/2020
Journalist claims police targeted him at Portland protests - report

The ongoing protests in Portland have been escalating due to backlash against the use of federal agents, which Trump has suggested sending to multiple cities across the US.

Oregon’s attorney general says she won’t stand for authoritarianism

Rosenblum, who was elected to her post in 2012, is a former board member of her Portland synagogue.

By BEN SALES/JTA
31/07/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr participate in a presentation ceremony
US A-G William Barr to defend use of federal agents in Portland protests

Tuesday will mark the first time that Barr has appeared before the House Judiciary Committee since taking the helm of the Justice Department in February of last year.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
Six US mayors urge Congress to block Trump federal deployment

The tactics, condemned by Democrats as federal overreach, have fueled a new wave of protests following demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
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