WATCH: Antifa mayoral candidate praises Joe Biden for saying Antifa is just an idea
The Antifa challenger running for Portland mayor regurgitated the Biden-coined phrase: "Antifa is not anything more than an idea."
A demonstration by the right-wing group The Proud Boys to "End Domestic Terrorism" in the city has officials up in arms after having have defended violent Black Lives Matter rioters in Portland, Oregon for months.
Police in Portland have been trying to control and suppress rioting for over 100 days. Now Mayor Ted Wheeler has told police to stop using tear gas.
As leftists still claim that the Portland protests are "mostly peaceful," rioters last night continued to loot, vandalize, and set residences ablaze—this time the apartment building where Mayor Ted Wheeler lives and on his birthday.
Amid the riots, one man—now identified by his "Patriot Prayer" hat—was fatally shot in footage caught by multiple livestreamers.
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) confirmed in a recent report that Portland, Oregon Mayor Ted Wheeler was seriously considering telling members of the city's law enforcement not respond to riots that tore through downtown, leaving landmarks and other buildings vulnerable to destruction and mayhem.
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Portland's City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty accused the police, not rioters who had set fires around government buildings, of sending in "saboteurs" amid the riots. Backlash from the police caused her to retract her baseless claim hours later with an apology.