In other major cities, Trump is facing double threats through Portland.

In other major cities, Trump is facing double threats through Portland.


Top Democrats are seeking answers from the Trump administration on the actions of federal law enforcement agents in Portland, Ore. President Trump has doubled his commitment to deploy federal police in American cities.

Trump listed several cities on Monday where he said he was thinking about sending federal agents because he appreciated the response in Portland, amid widespread criticism that the agents were led by agents, who would be arrested without identifying themselves and held without a few hours. Blame or read their Miranda rights.

"In Portland, he did an amazing job," Trump said Monday.

"I'm going to do something - I can tell you that," he said in response to a question about reports that he could send federal law enforcement to other major cities dealing with his administration's demonstrations. "Because we've not gone to New York and Chicago and Philadelphia and Detroit and Baltimore - Oakland is a mess."

Democrats are vowing to fight Trump, who has been bidding to explain the content of the Law and Campaign campaign this summer, claiming that his administration has been subject to protests this summer and that tensions are a history of tension.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore), who are part of Portland, said on Saturday that "the House is committed to preventing this heinous abuse of power." A statement.

Local officials have called on Trump to remove federal forces.

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D) told CNN on Sunday that the strategy the Trump administration is using on the streets of Portland is disgusting. On the road, people are locked in literally useless vans and rental cars.

"They denied the potential cause and they were denied due process. They did not even know who was pulling them into the van. People did not recognize themselves," he said. Said. "We want to leave them."

Democrats have been pressing for federal watchdogs to investigate the situation in Portland, where protests and demonstrations have been going on daily for two months.

Democratic representatives Jerry Nadler (NY) and Caroline Maloney (NY), chairs of the House Judiciary, Homeland Security and Overseasite and Reform Committees, asked Inspector General of Justice Michael in a letter on Sunday. Horwitz, Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Kafari called for an investigation into whether federal law enforcement violated protesters' constitutional rights.

He questioned whether the Department of Justice and the DHS had the authority to use federal officials in this way.

Other Democrats have rejected a list of legislative actions they believe could be implemented to prevent the White House from taking such action, including a bill from a progressive representative. Alexandria Occasio-Cartes (DNY) is a must apply for all federal employees. Recognition of name badges from time to time - some controversy during protests for racial justice.

Federal officials say they are trying to protect federal property in Portland, which has been the scene of vandalism - including a recent attempt by protesters to burn down federal premises between Sunday night and Monday morning.

In the weeks leading up to the violence, Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cucinelli said Monday morning that the DHS would follow the same playbook if other federal facilities threatened to "arrive in Portland" after the federal government "gained intelligence that it had attacked federal facilities".

Federal law enforcement has evicted dozens of people with "armor, helmets, gas masks, umbrellas, bats and hockey sticks" near federal court doors, Portland police said in a statement Monday.

Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.

The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that the DHS was sending 150 agents to Chicago amid unrest this week, but the specifics of the plan have not yet been revealed, the report said.

An internal DHS memo states that federal law enforcement agents sent to Portland were "not specifically trained in riot control or mass demonstrations."

According to the report, a memo was set Thursday for Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf for a visit to Portland.

Democrats say they are ready to take action on Capitol Hill. "I think there needs to be a [congressional] response," House majority leader Stony Hoyer (D-MD) said Monday.

Top Republicans praised the administration, the president for taking the necessary steps to ensure the peace and security of the country, as well as the protection of federal property. He chanted slogans for Democrats for failing to prevent protests and support police departments in the case of violence.

"Someone has to control what they do for the federal property in Portland, which has been going on for 53 days directly," Republican Jim Jordan, a top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, told The Hill Told.

"The administration is protecting federal property from the devastation there - they have every right to do so and that's the right thing to do. I think a lot of Americans understand this," he said.

"If Democratic authorities are more focused on restoring peace in American cities, federal existence is not necessary if the police are disobedient and incite riots," said Rep. James Soder (R-Kai), a senior member of the House. Monitoring and Reform Committee.

But President's aide President Rand Paul (R-Kai) on Monday tweeted about unknown federal forces on the streets of a major U.S. city.

“We can’t give up freedom for security,” Paul tweeted. "There is no room for Confederate soldiers or unnamed federal agents to design."

Wheeler and other officials in Oregon argue that federal forces are creating a fight that could lead to more unrest.

Wheeler told CNN on Sunday that "there are hundreds of Confederate soldiers in our city but dozens are missing. What they are doing is making the situation worse."

"Before the federal forces got here, the road to violence was closed. The road to destruction was closed. Our local and state law enforcement officers surrounded the situation. What happened instead was the federal forces ... and the whole thing became like powder again."

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