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Portland Police Arrest 8 After Agitators Smash Windows of Democratic Party HQ

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Portland Police Arrest 8 After Agitators Smash Windows of Democratic Party HQ

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Portland police officers made eight arrests on Wednesday as agitators smashed windows and vandalized the offices of the Democratic Party of Oregon during riots that took place just hours after the inauguration of President Joe Biden. At least 150 people, some of whom were seen carrying the flag of the far-left, anarcho-communist group Antifa, gathered Wednesday and participated in events that were “punctuated by violence and destruction,” two hours after Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States. The crowd, mainly dressed in Antifa’s characteristic all black, first gathered at Revolution Hall in southeast Portland, where they were met by police officers on bikes. They then marched to the Democratic Party headquarters and began smashing windows, applying graffiti, and later moving dumpsters in the street, lighting the contents of one on fire, the Portland Police Bureau said in a news release. A clip filmed by a …

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