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Police clear protesters around White House

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers detain a man as they clear the entire area around Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officer pulls up a tent as police clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officer pulls up a tent as police clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officer pulls up a tent as police clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers clear the entire Black Lives Matter Plaza area of protesters, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers clear the entire Black Lives Matter Plaza area of protesters, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers clear the entire Black Lives Matter Plaza area of protesters, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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A tent is stuffed into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A tent is stuffed into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A tent is stuffed into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A man yells at Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House as they clear the entire area, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A man yells at Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House as they clear the entire area, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A man yells at Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House as they clear the entire area, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Workers place a 'Black House Autonomous Zone' sign into a dumpster for disposal near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Workers place a 'Black House Autonomous Zone' sign into a dumpster for disposal near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Workers place a 'Black House Autonomous Zone' sign into a dumpster for disposal near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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The word 'Killer' is seen on the statue of U.S. President Andrew Jackson across from the White House a day after  protesters attempted to tear down the statue, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The word 'Killer' is seen on the statue of U.S. President Andrew Jackson across from the White House a day after protesters attempted to tear down the statue, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The word 'Killer' is seen on the statue of U.S. President Andrew Jackson across from the White House a day after protesters attempted to tear down the statue, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A man talks to Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A man talks to Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A man talks to Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers blocking off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Items from a protester encampment are cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Items from a protester encampment are cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Items from a protester encampment are cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers block off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers block off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers block off Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers walk up the middle of Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street towards the White House as they clear the entire area of protesters,  June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers walk up the middle of Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street towards the White House as they clear the entire area of protesters, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers walk up the middle of Black Lives Matter Plaza on 16th Street towards the White House as they clear the entire area of protesters, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A Washington, D.C. public works employee clears away food supplies donated for protesters behind city police officers near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A Washington, D.C. public works employee clears away food supplies donated for protesters behind city police officers near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis

A Washington, D.C. public works employee clears away food supplies donated for protesters behind city police officers near the White House, June 23. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A tent and a bicycle are put into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A tent and a bicycle are put into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A tent and a bicycle are put into a garbage truck as a protester encampment is cleared out across from the White House, June 23.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A person looks out of their tent as Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers approach to clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church of protesters and tents, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A person looks out of their tent as Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers approach to clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church of protesters and tents, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A person looks out of their tent as Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police officers approach to clear the Black Lives Matter Plaza area in front of St. John's Episcopal Church of protesters and tents, June 23. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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