Seattle police chief demotes commander over protest clash

Seattle’s interim police chief has demoted the assistant chief who was in charge when riot-gear-clad officers fired tear gas blast balls into a crowd of demonstrators on Capitol Hill in June after an officer’s tug of war with a protester over an umbrella.

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities like Seattle

President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally revoked a series of presidential orders and memorandum signed by Donald Trump, including one that sought to cut funding from several cities the 45th president deemed “anarchist” havens and another mandating that federal buildings should be designed in a classical aesthetic.