When far-left Antifa protestors were holding a Portland federal courthouse under siege, former Attorney General William Barr sent federal reinforcements to secure the property. Democrats were outraged.
“The president wants footage for his campaign ads and you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered,” House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler of New York barked at the attorney general before Congress. “Now you are projecting fear and violence nationwide in pursuit of obvious political objectives. Shame on you Mr. Barr. Shame on you.”
Far-left Portland anarchists had targeted the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse and demonstrations by the time of that testimony had reached nearly 60 consecutive days. The militant social justice warriors were deploying mortar-style fireworks and permanently eye-blinding lasers on law enforcement.
“It’s scary. You open those doors out, when the crowd is shaking the fence, and … on the other side of that fence are people that want to kill you because of the job