Chaos continues to sweep through Portland, this time at the Police Association building. On Tuesday night, rioters gathered outside the police union hall, where they called for the defunding of police.
President Trump recently clarified his administration’s position on DACA. While speaking to reporters, the president expanded on how his administration is working with lawmakers to rebuild the program.
On Friday, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) pressed Dr. Anthony Fauci on whether protests have been driving the spread of coronavirus cases in the U.S. During a House hearing, Jordan asked Fauci if the government should limit demonstrations to help slow the spread of infection.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler continues to oppose the deployment of Homeland Security Investigations amid violent unrest in his city. On Thursday, the Democrat leader accused federal agents of provoking violence rather than mitigating it.
More police officers have been deployed to the streets of Chicago as part of a citywide effort to stem violent crime in the area. According to reports, around 200 additional officers were sent to help patrol the city’s downtown tourist area.
Several Seattle residents have spoken out against the “defund the police” movement as city council members come closer to reaching a decision on the policy. Hundreds of people signed up for public comment during the city’s budget meeting this week.
Tensions between citizens and police are at an all time high as radical socialist demonstrators stir up violence across the nation. However, it only takes a few simple steps to have peaceful interactions with police. One America’s Pearson Sharp explains.
Seattle police declared Black Lives Matter protests a riot after demonstrations turned violent. On Saturday night, 45 people were reportedly arrested and 21 officers were injured.
On Friday, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended the recent deployment of federal agents to Portland. Her support of the effort, which was undertaken by the Trump administration in a bid to quell a recent outbreak of riots, came during a press briefing at the White House.