The Trump administration on Wednesday announced an expanded effort to assist local law enforcement in U.S. cities that have seen spikes in violent crime. At the same time, a deal was announced to withdraw federal forces from the city of Portland, Oregon, where protests for racial justice have entered a third month. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti reports on the controversy over sending in federal forces to help police American cities.
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