Good morning, Portland! Expect another sunshiney Portland day with a high of 74 degrees. Here's some news to start your week:
Sound Familiar? A New York Republican club invited alt-right provocuvuert Gavin McInnes to speak Friday, sparking a violent clash between anti-facist (Antifa) protesters and Proud Boys (members of a right-wing group founded by McInnes) on the sidewalk outside of the building. Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for an FBI investigation into the violence.
Copycats: A day after the New York clash, a number of Proud Boys joined Vancouver's right-wing agitators, Patriot Prayer, and marched in downtown Portland. The reason? They were upset when people marching last weekend to protest the Portland police shooting of Patrick Kimmons were rude to people driving by in their cars (It should be noted: one of those drivers steered his car into the march, hitting at least one person). Saturday's event attracted Antifa counterprotesters. Patriot Prayer's so-called "law and order" march turned into a brawl in the middle of the street, where Antifa unleashed pepper spray on their opponents and Patriot Prayer members were seen hitting people with clubs. Portland police broke it up by firing rubber bullets into the crowd. Adults!
Full on rumble outside of Kelly’s Olympian. Tough to breathe. pic.twitter.com/UhgHeaOaaq— Shane D. Kavanaugh (@shanedkavanaugh) October 14, 2018
Related: In response to Fox News blaming Portland police inaction against Antifa on Mayor Ted Wheeler, Wheeler claims he is not a "nutcase mayor." Sounds like something a nutcase mayor would say.
Him? The Oregonian's conservative-leaning editorial board has endorsed Republican Knute Buehler for governor.
Pompeo to the Rescue? Donald Trump has sent Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to press King Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Good Guys: According to a federal report, more than 500 employees of the United States Border Patrol were charged with drug trafficking, accepting bribes and a range of other crimes over a two-year period.
College footaball seems okay.
what is happening pic.twitter.com/ISaR6k4XwQ— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 14, 2018