Federal officers will begin withdrawing from Portland, Gov. Brown says Reply

By Amanda Butt

KATU

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday morning that the federal government has agreed to a phased withdrawal of officers from the federal courthouse in Portland.

The federal officers have been stationed at the courthouse for weeks and their presence has resulted in serious injuries to demonstrators and lawsuits against President Donald Trump’s administration, the Federal Protective Service and the Department of Homeland Security.

“These federal officers have acted as an occupying force, refused accountability, and brought violence and strife to our community. Beginning Thursday, all Customs and Border Protection and ICE officers will leave downtown Portland,” Brown said in a statement.

READ MORE

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s