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Sweeps in Belltown Before Biden Visit

More sweeps happening. This one in Belltown just wrapped. Activists here as well. Streets being blocked off, tents going up, barriers up in anticipation of @JoeBiden @POTUS visit to Seattle. Some asking if sweeps will continue after Biden leaves, or if this was just for show.

Just a block away

This one near Blanchard St. and 5th Ave. under Monorail is being left alone for now. Unclear why. City crews say they’ll eventually get around to it. #Seattle

Jonathan Choe

Journalist and Senior Fellow, Center on Wealth and Poverty
Jonathan Choe is a journalist and Senior Fellow with Discovery Institute's Center on Wealth and Poverty, covering homelessness issues for its Fix Homelessness initiative. Prior to joining Discovery, Choe spent several years as one of the lead reporters at KOMO-TV, consistently the top rated television station in Seattle. His in depth stories on crime and deep dive investigations into the homeless crisis led to measurable results in the community, including changes in public policy. Choe has more than two decades of experience in television news behind the scenes and in front of the camera for ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, and Tribune. He has also been nominated and honored with multiple industry awards including an Emmy. Choe spent several years teaching classes on emerging media and entrepreneurship to under privileged youth in inner city Chicago. As an independent journalist, Choe also contributes regularly to the Mill Creek View and Lynnwood Times and has reported on exclusive stories in the past year for Daily Wire and The Postmillennial.