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Portland Mayor Says Law Enforcement Against ‘Antifa And Anarchists’ Will Ramp Up

Portland Mayor Says Law Enforcement Against ‘Antifa And Anarchists’ Will Ramp Up

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter The mayor of Portland, Oregon said that it’s time to ramp up official responses to “lawlessness” after rioters targeted the federal courthouse on New Year’s Eve in a press conference Friday. Democratic Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said that his efforts to oversee and keep the peace at demonstrations haven’t worked and that it’s time […]

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

Portland Mayor Blames Violence on Small Group, Says City Isn’t a ‘Dark Dystopia’

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Portland Mayor and Police Commissioner Ted Wheeler on Wednesday blamed continuing violence on a “a few dozen individuals” who he said are hijacking the city’s proud tradition of protesting. “They’re intent on creating mayhem and attacking and harming people, not just property. That’s a line that we can’t allow our community to cross. Not […]