Trump accused the media of distorting information about the protests

Trump accused the media of distorting data on the participation of Federal forces in the crackdown on protests in Seattle and Portland, he stated on Monday.

According to him, in Portland Federal forces are also "to protect Federal property, including the courthouse, which (without them) would not have lasted a day."

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in may in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. Now clashes between demonstrators and representatives of law and order continue in Seattle and Portland. It is reported that the Portland Federal agents to disperse shares used tear gas and stun grenades.

The US President Donald trump has repeatedly expressed dissatisfaction with the actions of the authorities of States and municipalities that, in his opinion, do not take the necessary measures to restore order. In this regard, in some cases, the city introduced the military and Federal police, which caused discontent among the local authorities, which are predominantly Democratic party of the United States.