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Portland protests: Federal forces ready for phased pull-out – BBC News

Oregon’s governor calls the officers “an occupying force”, but the president says they saved the city.

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The presence of federal law enforcement officers on the streets of Portland is controversial
The Trump administration is planning to withdraw some federal security forces from Portland, Oregon, after weeks of clashes with protesters.
US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said the pull-out was conditional on local police protecting federal buildings, the focal point of unrest.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown said federal agents would start leaving the …

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