Seattle’s first Black police chief officially left her post on Wednesday after announcing her resignation last month. Following her resignation, Carmen Best claimed the city council’s police budget cuts “put her in a position destined to fail.”
The mayor of Portland is planning to move as soon as the riots outside his condo cease. In an email, Ted Wheeler told the other tenants of his Pearl District condo he would be vacating the space to find a new place to live.
Seattle police cleared out a camp in a public park this week, citing numerous fires and acts of vandalism. According to reports, police coordinated with the parks department to clear trash and tents piling up in a park in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
On Sunday, Democrat Mayor Ted Wheeler gave an update on the recent clashes in his city. During the press briefing, he was quick to blame President Trump for the ongoing violence.
Violent protests continue across the country, destroying lives and businesses. One America’s Chloe Hauxwell has more.
President Trump has closed the gap in many battleground state polls. Some have suggested the increase in riots and unrest has been a “blind spot” for Democrats this election season.
Wisconsin’s governor has deployed additional National Guard members to help contain protests in Kenosha. On Thursday, Tony Evers announced more members from Arizona, Michigan and Alabama are headed to the city to support law enforcement.
Senior Adviser Jared Kushner believes the “Black Lives Matter” movement has gone too far with rioting and looting across the U.S. On Thursday, he highlighted decades of mismanagement by mostly Democrat governors and mayors in areas engulfed by national unrest.