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U.S. Agents in Portland set to pull back, but tensions simmer


Last updated 7/30/2020 at 3:04pm

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Valley News Staff

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Trump administration and Oregon leaders declared victory after it was announced that U.S. agents guarding a federal courthouse during violent demonstrations in Portland will pull back, The Associated Press has reported.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday, July 29 that agents with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin leaving the city's downtown area Thursday.

But acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf wouldn't specify where they would go. He insisted a federal pres...

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