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Man suffered from burns while setting fire outside Trump International Hotel

Fourth Estate Staff

Washington, DC, United States (4E) – A man suffered from burns while setting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel on Tuesday evening.

Authorities confirmed the news saying that the incident took place at around 9:20 P.M. and the man’s injuries were not life-threatening but did suffer third-degree burns on around 10 percent of his body. The man started a fire at the hotel that was located at Pennsylvania Avenue NW as a protest against president-elect Donald Trump. D.C. fire officials said that it was not clear if the man tried to set himself on fire or what his motivation was in starting a fire.

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Many Democrats not attending Donald Trump’s January 20 inauguration

Fourth Estate Staff

Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The number of Democratic lawmakers not attending the inauguration of Donald Trump is said to be more than two dozen but no Senators have expressed that they will be boycotting the event.

The confirmation about these Democratic lawmakers not attending the inauguration came shortly after reports have surfaced claiming that Russians had something to do with the 2016 presidential elections and after Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis over the weekend.

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Thousands rally over immigration, civil rights issues in Washington before Trump’s inauguration

Fourth Estate Staff

Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Thousands of people rallied in Washington Saturday over civil rights and immigration a week before the president-elect, Donald J. Trump, is set to be inaugurated.

The first demonstration was at Washington’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church. During this protest, protesters voiced out their concerns regarding the possible immigration policies of Trump, which was one of his platforms during his campaign period. This event was said to be done together with 70 similar events across United States.

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