President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration broke television records. And for the hundreds of thousands who watched in person, they were doing so at great personal expense and risk to their safety. There were many so-called “anti-fascist” thug protesters who rallied in the street, smashed windows, and set fires.
It was all very ironic, considering that Washington, D.C. is so far left that only 4% of local residents actually voted for President Trump.
I hope they think their criminal acts were worth it, because they are about to face the consequences! More than 230 rioters will now face massive fines and extended jail time, according to federal prosecutors. GOOD!
The charge carries a punishment of up to ten years in jail and a $25,000 fine.
Thousand of protesters launched a violent rampage just blocks away from the White House as anti-Trump demonstrators smashed store windows, set fire to cars and threw bricks at police.
Many of those arrested are due to appear in court on Saturday, according to WUSA 9.
Heated clashes broke out in McPherson Square and along K Street as hundreds of riot police fired tear gas and drew their nightsticks to contain the masked mob.
As the rioting unfolded, Trump and his family were arriving at a review stand at the White House to see the end of the inaugural parade.
Militant anti-Trump protesters gave a foretaste of what could follow during the violent outbreaks, which has so far seen 217 people arrested and at least six police officers injured.
Here are some shots from the chaotic scene this weekend, courtesy of the Daily Mail:
Do you remember when conservatives did this in Washington, D.C. after President Barack Obama won? Of course not, and it would never happen. Conservatives respect private property and would not use violent force to make a political statement.
Hilariously, the thugs were busy smashing buildings owned by the same companies which funded Hillary Clinton’s disastrous presidential campaign:
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