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U.S. Agrees to Pull Agents From Portland If Local Police Step In

  • Deal would end weeks of clashes between protesters and agents
  • State, Federal officials disputed terms of agreement
Federal officers deploy tear gas and munitions while dispersing a crowd in Portland on July 24.
Federal officers deploy tear gas and munitions while dispersing a crowd in Portland on July 24.Photographer: Nathan Howard/Getty Images
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The Trump administration has struck a deal with Oregon to end weeks of clashes between federal officers and protesters in downtown Portland that President Donald Trump has made a focus of his re-election campaign.

But Federal and state officials gave seemingly conflicting accounts of the agreement amid continuing protests in the city over police brutality and racism.