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Trump Supporters met by protesters in chaotic scene at the #Deploraball

Brooke Singman, WASHINGTON –  Trump supporters arriving for the “Deploraball” inauguration celebration in Washington on Thursday night were greeted by screaming profanities and threats as they entered the National Press Club Building. Some of the hundreds of protesters sprayed Mace, while others were peaceful as law enforcement officers lined the streets to monitor the chaotic

Trump fans’ ‘Deploraball’ party shows rift in alt-right movement #SpeakFreely

Laila Kearney, Reuters Politics  Supporters of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump have appropriated the phrase “basket of deplorables” – used by Hillary Clinton during the campaign to pillory some of his backers – to plan an inauguration party called the “Deploraball.” But while the intention might be to mock the defeated Democratic candidate, the planned gathering