Members of the federal strike force deployed in Portland, courtesy of Doug Brown of the ACLU of Oregon.

Militarized Federal Troops in U.S. Cities Sent by Trump Administration Deploy Private Drug-War Contractors, Flown from Mexico Border

Flight records, a former chief-of-staff of Homeland Security and a former DEA agent are among sources that confirm their origin

A Customs and Border Protection Orion surveillance aircraft.

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