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Trump inauguration protests

Updated 10:20 PM ET, Fri January 20, 2017
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Demonstrators protest during the inauguration ceremonies for Donald Trump on Friday, January 20, in Washington. While protests were mostly peaceful, some erupted into violence. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Demonstrators protest during the inauguration ceremonies. ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images
A pair of police officers were injured and at least 95 protesters arrested after they smashed windows, damaged cars and threw rocks at police. Here, people flee one scene. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
A person clad as a polar bear carries a sign during the protests in Washington. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
An anti-Trump protester reacts after being hit by a paintball fired by police. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the public chant slogans and display T-shirts reading "resist" during a protest at the beginning of Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony as 45th President. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters march with puppets depicting Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Flames erupt from a limousine after windows were smashed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Acting DC Police Chief Peter Newsham told CNN that there were several hundred protesters who were confronting police. He praised the thousands of other demonstrators who behaved in a peaceful fashion to get their point across. ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators shout slogans against Trump. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Police gather near a group of protesters. In a series of coordinated demonstrations designed to cut off spectator access, protesters blocked or caused bottlenecks in front of at least a half dozen security checkpoints outside the National Mall in the hours ahead of the swearing-in. ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images
A police flash-bang grenade explodes during a clash with protesters. "Pepper spray and other control devices were used to control the criminal actors and protect persons and property," police said. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images
A protester holds a sign calling for the impeachment of new President Donald Trump. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
Protesters clash with police. "I think Donald Trump is a fascist, and it's very easy for people, especially people who are in pain, to slip into fascism," said protester Lysander Reid-Powell, a 20-year-old student from New Mexico. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters clash with a Trump supporter in McPherson Square. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
Protesters set trash cans ablaze. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
A protester confronts a Trump supporter following the inauguration. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images
Police stop protesters from passing through following the inauguration. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images
A man holds a sign offering free hugs during the protests. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images