US Agents To Pull Back in Portland but Will Stay on Standby

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said that the agents will begin leaving the city's downtown area on July 30.

  • Published 29 July 2020

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents who have been guarding the U.S. courthouse during violent protests in downtown Portland, Oregon, will begin withdrawing in the next 24 hours, Gov. Kate Brown said June 29, though Trump administration officials said some would remain in the building and the entire contingent would stay in the city on standby. While each side declared victory in the political fight that the deployment touched off, it was not clear if… Read at AP News