President Donald Trump has continuously attacked “Antifa,” calling it a terrorist organization. But some say it’s not an organization, but rather it’s a decentralized, anti-fascist, anti-racist ideology.
A Reuters examination found mostly disorganized acts of violence by people who have few obvious connections to antifa or other left-wing groups.
Trump's claims that organized, radical-left thugs engaging in domestic terrorism are behind the nationwide protests have no basis in fact.
Fox News and pro-Trump pundits have turned complex national unrest into an oversimplified narrative.
Agents relied on Oregon's "red flag" law to take proactive measures to head off potential violence, The Oregonian reports.
The group brawls with antifa under the guise of free speech. But video exposes its true intentions: violence and wasting public resources.
A Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon, ended after 30 minutes due to antifa outnumbering the group.
"Look at Trump's Twitter ... he's watching antifa. That's all we wanted," boasts former Infowars staffer and protest organizer Joe Biggs.
The president made no mention of the far-right violence encouraged by the Proud Boys, the self-described "western chauvinists" who organized the event.
Despite the huge body count in the name of white supremacy, the president suggested "other kinds of supremacy" are an equal threat.