Oregon state governor has called on the National Guard in downtown Portland on Wednesday after anti-Trump groups smashed shop windows a day after the election.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s office declared they have made at least nine arrests, after the violence in the city’s downtown area and also issue warning it could deploy ammunitions and tear gas.
Protesters who had came in group to Portland’s river vowed to protect the results of close-run election.
The protesters had earlier attended a peaceful rally in a downtown park with lectures and music.
Most of the demonstrators were openly carrying firearms, including rifles, and some with banner with inscription “We Don’t Want Biden. We Want Revenge.”