WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier on Friday, the Washington, DC Police Department said in statement that law enforcement had to use pepper spray to disperse violent anti-Trump protesters.
“I was tear-gassed and pepper-sprayed,” the demonstrator stated as she was treated at a medical tent.
Thousands of anti-Trump protesters are participating in demonstrations in the nation’s capital on Inauguration Day. A group of protesters against the inauguration of US President Donald Trump has shut down 14th and K streets intersection in downtown Washington, DC.
The protests were chanting on Friday, "No Trump! No Pence! No KKK! No Fascist USA!"
A police official told Sputnik earlier that 95 anti-Donald Trump protestors had been arrested and two police officers suffered minor injuries.
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