Recently, the President of the United States and Democrat Joe Biden clashed over the violence erupted into Portland, Oregon’s protests.
On this, the President blamed Ted Wheeler, the Democrat Mayor of Portland, for permitting the “death and destruction of his city”. Source: BBC.
On the contrary, Democrat Joe Biden said that the President has been “recklessly encouraging violence”. Source: BBC.
On Saturday, reports say a man was shot dead in Portland while a pro-Trump rally clashed with the ‘Black Lives Matter’ protesters in the city. Soon, this resulted in heated protests making the condition worse.
Later, Mayor Wheeler came forward and warned the people who are coming to the city for revenge after getting influenced through hated social media posts.
Wheeler said- “For those of you saying on Twitter this morning that you plan to come to Portland to seek retribution, I’m calling on you to stay away,” Source: BBC.
He continued and stated- “I’d appreciate it if the president would support us or stay the hell out of the way,” Source: BBC.
While hitting back at the President’s criticism, Wheeler said that the United States President, who had “created the hate and the division”. Source: BBC.
Reports say that some of the activists were calling for the mayor’s resignation and said that he cannot handle Portland and does not have the potential to resolve problems as well as protests in the city.
Soon after this, Mr. Trump wrote a series of tweets on Sunday and said- “..The people of Portland, like all other cities & parts of our great Country, want Law & Order. The Radical Left Democrat Mayors, like the dummy running Portland, or the guy right now in his basement unwilling to lead or even speak out against crime, will never be able to do it!” Source: Twitter.
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