Protesters outside a Portland police union building set fires and used a mortar to launch commercial-grade fireworks at police and officials said Monday that two officers were injured and 16 demonstrators were arrested.
Portland, which is out of control, should finally, after almost 3 months, bring in the National Guard. The Mayor and Governor are putting people’s lives at risk. They will be held responsible. The Guard is ready to act immediately. The Courthouse is secured by Homeland!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2020
A federal officer fires crowd control munitions at Black Lives Matter protesters at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse, July 24, 2020, in Portland, Oregon. (AP)