A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday is seeking a court order to stop federal officers from deploying tear gas in Portland.
Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.
Politicians, public figures, and faith leaders alike have criticized recent federal deployments, questioning if protesters' rights are being respected.
Despite widespread backlash over his deployment of federal forces to Portland, President Trump has sent federal law enforcement officers to more cities.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Eleanor Holmes Norton are working on a bill that would require federal law enforcement to clearly identify themselves.
Federal officers have escalated demonstrations in Portland, provoking outrage from local leaders over their treatment of protesters.