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Inauguration 2017


The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday accused the Metropolitan Police Department of violating the rights of several hundreds of protesters after they were arrested by D.C. law enforcement last week on inauguration day. Monica Hopkins-Maxwell, executive director of the ACLU of the District of Columbia, said in a press statement: As more details emerge about the …

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Several Obama administration cabinet members popped up on Saturday at marches in Washington, D.C., against President Donald Trump. Democratic New York Rep. Paul Tonko tweeted a photo of himself standing alongside former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy and colleague Janet McCabe, who was responsible for regulating air and radiation. “Loved sharing a laugh with my friend …

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Thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators stormed the nation’s capital during Friday’s inaugural proceedings, destroying property and trading volleys with police. The chaotic confrontations turned much of the city’s downtown corridor into a disruptive, and at times, a riotous, protest field. Franklin Square — just blocks from the White House and the inaugural parade — was the …

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I don’t care who you are. #NeverTrump, #AlwaysTrump, #OkayPossiblyTrump, whatever. If you can watch this without laughing, you’ve got a really tough 4 years ahead of you. An anti-Trump protester screams in agony as the new US President is sworn in. The woman (?), sitting cross-legged on the ground close to Capitol Hill, was filmed …

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Protest organizers seeking to disrupt President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration want to “instill terror in” law enforcement for “violating people’s rights.” The DisruptJ20 protest coalition hosted a breakout meeting for the organization known as Cop Watch, a group that trains protesters to observe and record law enforcement activity for the purpose of accusing officers of police …

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