Far-Right Trump Supporters in Portland Planned Political Assassinations

HeadlineSep 24, 2020

The Guardian newspaper has revealed pro-Trump right-wing activists in Oregon plotted to violently attack protesters in Portland and even discussed carrying out political assassinations. The Guardian report is based on leaked chat logs of members of a group called Patriots Coalition. A member of the group also discussed using violent force in support of President Trump. In August, one member wrote, “I’m waiting for the presidential go to start open firing.”

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