Tue Jul 28, 2020 AT 12:42 PM EDT
Billy Williams, the U.S. attorney for the district of Oregon, on Monday signaled that federal officers stationed in Portland would not be removed as long as damages and threats to federal property, namely the city’s federal courthouse, continue.
“It is not a solution to tell federal officers to leave when there continues to be attacks on federal property and personnel. We are not leaving the building unprotected to be destroyed by people intent on doing so,” Williams said via teleconference, The Associated Press reports. Read Full Story