After Election, Oregon’s Democrat Governor Finally Deploys National Guard to Quell Riots

Police join the national guard during protests following the Nov. 3 presidential election in Portland, Or. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)
AP Photo/Paula Bronstein

Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) deployed forces with the state’s National Guard during Wednesday night’s riot — one day after the presidential election. The Guardsman arrived on Portland streets as about 200 began to vandalize businesses in the downtown area.

As violence broke out once again in Portland, Governor Brown deployed National Guard and State Police to help restore peace. The deployment comes one day after the presidential election and follows months of destruction caused from nightly protests and riots.

Wednesday night, journalists spotted members of the Oregon National Guard intermingled with Portland Police Bureau officers, Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies, and State Police officers.

Journalist Andy Ngo tweeted video of a convoy of National Guardsman arriving in the city after months of violent protests and rioting. ” In the past six months of rioting, the governor refused to bring in the National Guard,” Ngo reported.

Protesters continued their violence Wednesday night — vandalizing businesses, smashing windows, and desecrating a Catholic church.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.

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