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Damian Lillard Questions Use of Federal Troops in Portland

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Lillard says the videos of unmarked officers taking protestors off the street are “disturbing.”

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On Wednesday, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard questioned the current use of federal troops in Portland in response to protestors. There have been reports and videos of unmarked officers taking protestors off the streets, which Lillard called “disturbing”:

“It definitely hurt to see people peacefully protesting, and they are not in the wrong for protesting, and to be manhandled and to be physically taken off and to be treated the way that I saw in these video clips, it was disturbing.”

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