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USUS federalfederal officersofficers willwill staystay inin thethe protest-wracked citycity ofof Portland untiluntil locallocal lawlaw enforcementenforcement officialsofficials finishfinish aa "cleanup ofof anarchistsanarchists andand agitators,"agitators," PresidentPresident Donald TrumpTrump said.said.

TheThe forcesforces -- whosewhose deploymentdeployment waswas seenseen byby manymany asas partpart ofof thethe president'spresident's law-and-order strategystrategy forfor re-election andand exacerbatedexacerbated tensionstensions betweenbetween authoritiesauthorities andand anti-racism protestorsprotestors -- hadhad beenbeen scheduledscheduled toto beginbegin theirtheir phasedphased pullout fromfrom Portland onon Thursday.Thursday.

TrumpTrump tweetedtweeted latelate Friday: "Homeland"Homeland SecuritySecurity isis notnot leavingleaving Portland untiluntil locallocal policepolice completecomplete cleanup ofof AnarchistsAnarchists andand Agitators!"Agitators!"

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