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Oregon's Democratic Governor Surges Police to Quell Portland Mayhem


September 2, 2020

By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times -

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced plans Sunday to surge police into Portland — including FBI agents — to get a handle on violence that has continued nightly over the last few months.

Ms. Brown, a Democrat, blamed the violence on right-wing groups she said were “looking for a fight,” though the vast majority of mayhem since late May has been Antifa or Black Lives Matter protesters who have engaged in near-nightly clashes with police.

She acknowledged those clashes have stretched the Portland Police Bureau to its limits and it needs assistance....

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