Judge denies Oregon push to limit US agents during arrests
July 24, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday denied an order sought by Oregon's top law enforcement officer to restrict federal agents' actions when they arrest people during nightly protests that have roiled Portland and pitted local officials against the Trump administration.
Demonstrators in the progressive city have taken to the streets to oppose racial injustice since George Floyd's death by Minneapolis police two months ago, and they have often spiraled into violence. President Donald Trump said he sent in federal agents early this month to quell the unrest despite outcry from Democ...