OPB's First Look newsletter
Attorneys for the family of a self-proclaimed anti-fascist protester who was gunned down by a federal task force outside Olympia last fall say the facts of the case as put forth by investigators “absolutely strain credulity.”
The two middle-aged white men shared a common backstory: Both were raised in the rural Pacific Northwest and found a sense of greater purpose and belonging on opposite sides of radical politics. Then both ended up dead.
Speaking at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Thursday, President Trump praised U.S. Marshals who shot and killed a Portland antifascist demonstrator, saying "they didn't want to arrest him."