Attorney General William Barr reportedly asked federal prosecutors to explore whether Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) should face criminal charges over the “autonomous zone,” otherwise known as Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), which she eventually shut down via executive order after weeks of escalated violence, robbery, assault, and increased gang activity over the summer.
Four individuals — two in Washington, one in Oregon, and another in California — have been arrested for arson as firefighters battle dozens of blazes across the West Coast. One of the arrestees is reportedly a “regular attendee” of anti-police rallies in Seattle.
Smoke pollution from wildfires raging in California and across the Pacific Northwest have caused four west coast cities to have the worst air quality in the world right now, according to IQAir.com.
A large group of “aggressive” protesters swarmed Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best’s Snohomish County home over the weekend, the police chief confirmed in an August 2 letter addressed to members of the Seattle City Council, detailing the incident.
The Seattle City Council, which has been mulling a proposal to defund the Seattle Police Department, drafted a resolution which would both defund the police and create a “civilian led department of community safety & violence prevention.”
Jenny Durkan, Democrat Mayor of Seattle, said sending federal police to cities to quell the violence “looks like a dry run for martial law.”
Seattle police revealed Wednesday that they had seized a van containing explosives at a weekend protest that had been organized in solidarity with demonstrations in Portland, Oregon.
On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan stated that the proposed 50% defunding of the city’s police department “will make CHAZ/CHOP, the experience that it was, look like child’s play,” and
The Seattle Police Department declared a riot and arrested 25 people after “explosives” were thrown at officers when a protest turned violent in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on Saturday.
On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) said that her city is “looking at every option” including charging federal agents if they start taking actions similar to what they have done in Portland and stated
President Donald Trump has sent tactical border officers to Seattle on Thursday as his administration expands its efforts in cracking down on surging crime in Democrat-controlled cities.
A King County, Washington, Superior Court Judge has approved a petition for a recall election for Democrat Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan.
“Now I may be wrong, but it’s probably better for us to just watch that disaster,” Trump said during his campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan (D) on Monday accused President Donald Trump of purposefully attempting to incite violence in response to the president suggesting his administration is planning on cracking down on the city’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ).
On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best stated that there aren’t any no-police response zones in the city, “and we are still responding to every single call in every area of the city.” Best added