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Portland Mayor demands US President Trump withdraws troops after officers accused of ‘kidnapping’ protesters – ABC News

Portland’s state and local leaders demand the US President remove his federal law enforcement officers from the city after reports of protesters being picked off the streets in unmarked cars.

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Portland’s Mayor has demanded US President Donald Trump remove militarised federal agents from the city after reports some anti-racism protesters were dragged off the streets into unmarked cars.
Key points:

  • The troops are in Portland under a new law protecting US monuments
  • Protesters have accused the federal officers of ‘kidnapping’ them
  • Oregon Mayor Kate Brown has called it an abuse of power by the Federal Government

The federal law enforcement officers ar…

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