You Vote: Federal crackdown on Portland violence. Heavy handed or just right?

Should the federal law enforcement and troops be sent home or stand their ground? You decide.

Portland Riots
Rioters and police stand off earlier this month in Portland, Ore.
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Updated: July 19, 2020 - 9:29pm

Then Trump administration has dispatched federal forces to Portland, Ore., to help quell violence and rioting that has persisted for weeks.

But local leaders don't want them there. 

"They are sharply escalating the situation," Mayor Ted Wheeler said Sunday. "...They're not wanted here. We haven't asked them here. In fact, we want them to leave."

Here's your chance to weigh in:

Do you support federal forces' efforts to help quell violence in Portland, Ore.?


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