Above: Joey Gibson, leader of right-wing group Patriot Prayer, arrived at the ICE building in SW Portland on July 20, 2018, where an encampment protest has been ongoing since June.
Gibson and his Vancouver, Washington-based, pro-Trump group have been controversial because it’s rallies held along the West Coast promoting free speech have attracted people affiliated with neo-Nazi, white supremacy and other hate groups. Gibson has said in the past that Patriot Prayer doesn’t promote racism and white supremacy.
In Portland, several of the rallies have led to violent clashes with counter protesters. Portland police declared a downtown