Police in Portland: Pelosi: We live in a democracy, not a banana Republic

A use of the security forces of the Federal government in Portland in the American state of Oregon, has encountered massive criticism. It came to repeated clash

Police in Portland: Pelosi: We live in a democracy, not a banana Republic

A use of the security forces of the Federal government in Portland in the American state of Oregon, has encountered massive criticism. It came to repeated clashes with protesters. President Donald trump's government sent militarized security forces were there against the will of the city and the Federal state. In the night of Saturday (local time) they also used tear gas against demonstrators who protested against racism and police violence, such as the local police said.

The democratic Chairman of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi, exercised in a Saturday evening statement published massive criticism. "In the previous month, the government has used tear gas against peaceful protesters in (the capital) Washington, now Videos will show how Protesters in Portland in unmarked vehicles kidnapped," she wrote in the statement, the Congressman Earl Blumenauer from Portland has signed.

"We live in a democracy, not a banana Republic", - said in the statement. The abuse of citizens of Oregon or Washington for the "political games" Trumps will not be tolerated. Pelosi and Blumenauer announced the quick actions of the house of representatives, to stop this "blatant abuse of power".

the para military forces, without name tags

"Mr. President, this is an attack on our democracy," commented mayor Ted Wheeler on Friday on Twitter. The deployment of para-military forces, in which not even clear on whose behalf they acted and wore no name tags, let the protests continue to escalate, he explained.

this is A Senator of the West coast state, Jeff Merkley, accused Trump, from the manual of "authoritarian governments". "A secret police in our democratic Republic no place," he wrote. The Minister of justice of the Federal state, Ellen Rosenblum, filed on Saturday a lawsuit at a Federal court to obtain a prohibition of the pseudo-police use.

Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 05:19

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