House speaker Nancy PelosiOn Trump’s passing, Trump’s condemnation of Nancy Pelosipelosi, Blumenore by Oregon protesters Graham ‘outrageous power’: ‘She lived a consequential life’ Trump says she ‘saddened to hear of John Lewis More’s demise’ ‘Huh. “De-California.) And Rep. Earl Blamenaur (D-Ore.) Issued a joint statement Saturday evening after the Trump administration deployed federal officials to protest Portland, calling it a” disgraceful abuse of power. ” “Were.
“As our nation mourns the loss of our colleague and beloved civil rights leader John lewisJohn Lewisakburn said Trump’s condemnation of Pettus Bridges Pelosi, Blumenour, against Oregon protesters is named ‘outrageous abuse of power’ when great trees fall: recalling John Lewis Peacock, We are again reminded of the immense power of peaceful protest in the fight against racial injustice and police brutality, “the Congress couple said.
“Yet time and time again, the Trump administration demonstrates its lack of dignity and First Amendment rights for all Americans.”
Lewis, Georgia’s longest-serving representative, died on Friday at the age of 80. A civil rights legend and champion of voter rights, Lewis was the youngest keynote speaker in Washington in March and led activists across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. “bloody Sunday.”
Protests have become widespread across the country following the police assassination of George Floyd in Minneapolis in late May.
Protests have eased in some cities, yet demonstrations are gaining strength in Portland, with the city’s down town area dominating for more than a month. Demonstrations have, at times, damaged federal buildings, indicating Chad Wolf – Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security – to send federal officials to Rose City in recent weeks.
Oregon lawmakers have been against federal interference.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D) tweeted on Thursday that he made it clear to Wolf that “we don’t need or need the assistance of federal officials”.
“I told Acting Secretary Wolf that the federal government should remove all federal officials from our streets,” government Kate Brown (D) also tweeted on Thursday. “His response showed me that he is on a mission to incite confrontation for political purposes. He is putting both Oregonians and local law enforcement officials in harm’s way.”
Friday’s report from federal officials, engaging in unchecked military fatigues and driving unstoppable vans, raising more red flags and detaining protesters, and strong blows from the state’s congressional delegation.
Blumenauer, censor. Jeff merkle (D) and Ron widen (D) and representative. Suzanne Bonamiki (D) conducted an in-depth review of the incidents by DHS on Friday.
“DHS and DOJ are terrible and abusive in our constitutional democratic republic,” said Merkle.
“First of all, they are deploying paramilitary forces who have no identification of who they are or what they work for. Second, these agents are removing people from the street without any justification. Both these acts are deep crimes against Americans, ”he said.
In their statement on Saturday, Pelosi and Blumenauer said that the Democratic-controlled House would not tolerate the actions of the Trump administration.