24 July 2021
"We'll have more federal law enforcement," says @POTUS. "These people are anarchists. These are people who hate our country."
The Washington Post:12 officers injured, 2 protesters arrested in Seattle as multiple businesses vandalized
Day 53 of protests in Portland, Oregon
2 Colombian soldiers were killed and 8 wounded after they were attacked by the ELN in Norte de Santander yesterday1 year ago
2 Colombian soldiers were killed and 8 wounded after they were attacked by the ELN in Norte de Santander yesterday
Militarized Federal Agents from a patchwork of outside agencies have begun policing Portland (in rented minivans vans) without the explicit approval of the mayor, the state, or local municipalities.
Flanked by AG Barr, Pres says he's planning announcement next week on Federal action to quell violence in cities, citing Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago. He says some cities "are like war zones," and makes it partisan, saying they're run by "liberal, left-wing Democrats."
Portland's 2nd attempt at their own CHOP is underway
"We've done a great job in Portland" (Oregon), which was "totally out of control," according to @POTUS
Crackdown on inner city crime will occur "even if we have to go in and take over cities," vows @POTUS. "We're not going to let it go on."
At law enforcement event at the @WhiteHouse, @POTUS accusing mayors of "far-left cities" for wanting to "defund the police."
Veto-proof majority of Seattle city council pledges to defund the police department by at least 50%; one part of the plan they're considering would remove Seattle's 911 dispatchers from police control
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"We're working hard to ensure Antifa does not dominate the streets," says @PressSec
This white SUV has tried to swerve into the street towards people multiple times
Portland: SUV parked in front of the stag statue base then drove off and fired multiple shots into the air from a revolver
LOOTING ARRESTS: 2 men have been arrested in connection with the looting of Vans and REI stores in Santa Monica after protests turned violent on May 31
A predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, calling for removal of the giant Confederate rock carving at the site
Baltimore: Part of the statue recovered from the water. Volunteers aren't sure where his head is. @wbaltv11
A statue of Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester, New York, on the anniversary of his famous speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July." The statue was found in a gorge about 50 feet away, with damage to the base and a finger
Vandals tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore and have thrown it into the city's Inner Harbor
Christopher Columbus statue removed from Columbus Park
Boogaloo bois & BLM chanting white supremacy sucks" — clear tensions with people from Propertarian Institite and other white nationalists
1 year ago
"Left-wing cultural revolution is designed to overthrow the American revolution," says @POTUS
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"Angry mobs are trying to tear down statues of our founders," adds @POTUS. "They think the American people are weak, soft and submissive."
"I am pleased to inform everyone Seattle has been captured," begins @PressSec. "Anarchy is anti-American."
Rudy Giuliani: "Black Lives Matter is a Marxist organization — Black Lives Matter has been planning to destroy the police for 3 years & they finally got stupid Democrat Mayors to agree with them."
Police have swarmed the CHOP. Area is locked down. Massive cleanup underway. Protesters remaining "subject to arrest." @KING5Seattle
Seattle Police: Due to ongoing violence and public safety issues in the East Precinct/Cal Anderson Park area. Mayor Jenny Durkan has issued an executive order to vacate the area. Seattle police will be in the area this morning enforcing the Mayor's order
Antifa has erected a mountain of barricades surrounding New York City's city hall. It's City Hall Autonomous Zone, or CHAZ
Another fatal shooting in Seattle's CHOP. Some saying it was the armed security responding to a gunman firing from a car. Others saying it was something else. No clear details yet
16-year-old killed in CHOP-area shooting this morning. 14-year-old still receiving treatment at Harborview for gunshot injuries
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