DC Mayor Condemns Protesters Engaging in ‘Violence and Destruction’


The mayor of Washington, D.C. condemned the violent protesters on the streets today and said such behavior is absolutely unacceptable.

Amid the many inauguration protesters today, some have engaged in vandalism and rioting, from breaking windows to starting fires. DC police said earlier tonight that there have been 217 arrests and 6 officers were injured.

Mayor Muriel Bowser condemned the rioters and violent protesters in this twitterstorm:

[image via DC Mayor’s Office]

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