'Portland is being watched very closely': Trump stokes tension over far right rally

President links leftwing ‘antifa’ groups to terrorPortland mayor: ‘Frankly, it’s not helpful’As Portland prepared for one of the biggest political demonstrations of the summer, which authorities expected would lead to violence, Donald Trump...

'Portland is being watched very closely': Trump stokes tension over far right rally
  • President links leftwing ‘antifa’ groups to terror
  • Portland mayor: ‘Frankly, it’s not helpful’

As Portland prepared for one of the biggest political demonstrations of the summer, which authorities expected would lead to violence, Donald Trump threw into the mix a characteristically explosive tweet.

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