(ReliableNews.org) – The situation in Portland, Oregon, is spiraling out of control. City officials have allowed violent agitators to run wild while businesses are reporting $23 million in losses. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling out city officials for allowing rioters to take over.
On July 16, acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf released a statement saying Portland officials “refuse to restore order…” in a city that’s been “under siege for 47 straight days.” According to the secretary, “lawless anarchists” spend every night destroying property and attacking the police. DHS has deployed officers from a number of federal agencies to help get the city under control while local politicians have whined.
A snapshot of the violence we are seeing nightly in Portland for 47 days now:
-violent anarchists have repeatedly shot explosive fireworks into a courthouse
-violent anarchists have repeatedly broken windows and doors while attempting to take over courthouses pic.twitter.com/uGxkablXuP
— Acting Secretary Chad Wolf (@DHS_Wolf) July 16, 2020
Scenes just like what’s happening in Portland have played out across the country in cities run by Democrats. In Seattle, anarchists were allowed to take control of a six-block area downtown. New York City has seen an unsettling increase in gun violence. And the list goes on. The only way to get this under control is if local officials start doing their jobs.
When is that going to happen?
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