Constitutional Crisis Looms Over Federal Agents in Portland

A potential constitutional crisis is looming over the actions of federal officers at protests in Oregon’s largest city that have been hailed by President Donald Trump but were done without local consent.

  • Published 21 July 2020

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A potential constitutional crisis is looming over the actions of federal officers at protests in Oregon’s largest city that have been hailed by President Donald Trump but were done without local consent. The standoff could escalate there and elsewhere as Trump says he plans to send federal agents to other cities, too. In Portland, demonstrators who have been on the streets for weeks have found renewed focus in clashes with camouflaged,… Read at AP News