Posted 43 days ago
Riots broke out in Seattle and Portland, Oregon on Wednesday night after demonstrators clashed with police and vandalized a Democratic Party office.
People dressed in all black shattered windows and the glass door to the Oregon Democratic Party’s office in Portland, according to The New York Times, vandalizing it with spray paint and posting a video to social media, saying that their actions were in response to the inauguration of President Joe Biden. In Seattle, police said that several buildings were vandalized.
“We don’t want Biden. We want revenge for police murders, imperialist wars, and fascist massacres,” a banner read.
A crowd that gathered in front an Immigration, Customs and Enforcement building in Portland confronted federal agents, who responded with tear gas and pepper balls to disperse the crowd.
Biden, who became the 46th president on Wednesday, has long denounced all the violence witnessed over the past year, from riots seen over the summer to the Capitol riot on Jan. 6. He campaigned on a message of un... (Read more)