Rick Scott

Acting Homeland Security chief rebuts criticism of use of federal force in Portland

BY: - August 11, 2020

WASHINGTON — The top official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week defended the deployment of federal officers to counter protesters in Portland, Oregon, saying it was comparable to protecting the U.S. Capitol from attack. “That’s all we’re trying to do in Portland — protecting a federal facility, a seat of justice,” said Acting […]