Portland mayor accuses federal agents of "abhorrent" and "unconstitutional" tactics - 2020-07-19

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F0.png Portland mayor accuses federal agents of "abhorrent" and "unconstitutional" tactics July 19, 2020, Rashaan Ayesh, Axios

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that he "absolutely" believes the Trump administration is violating the Constitution by deploying unidentified federal agents to arrest protesters in the city.

The state of play: President Trump and acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf have defended the use of federal law enforcement by claiming that violent anarchists have overrun the city, which has seen more than 50 nights of protests over the killing of George Floyd.

The U.S. attorney for the District of Oregon has called for an investigation into reports that officers have arbitrarily detained protesters in unmarked vans.

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