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Protesters cleared by tear gas and rubber bullets for Trump photo op

Protesters run as riot police fire tear gas and move on demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno  

Protesters run as riot police fire tear gas and move on demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal...more

Protesters run as riot police fire tear gas and move on demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno  
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Riot police chase a man as they rush protesters to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity, June 1.   REUTERS/Ken Cedeno  

Riot police chase a man as they rush protesters to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno  

Riot police chase a man as they rush protesters to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it for President Trump to be able to walk through for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno  
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A demonstrator next to U.S. Secret Service uniformed division officers near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  

A demonstrator next to U.S. Secret Service uniformed division officers near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  

A demonstrator next to U.S. Secret Service uniformed division officers near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  
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President Trump walks past graffiti during a to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner  

President Trump walks past graffiti during a to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner  

President Trump walks past graffiti during a to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner  
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President Trump walks through Lafayette Park to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Trump walks through Lafayette Park to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Trump walks through Lafayette Park to visit St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Protestors kneel in front of riot police moving to clear demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors kneel in front of riot police moving to clear demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors kneel in front of riot police moving to clear demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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A U.S. Secret Service counter assault team member carries a sniper rifle through Lafayette Park as President Trump holds a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

A U.S. Secret Service counter assault team member carries a sniper rifle through Lafayette Park as President Trump holds a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

A U.S. Secret Service counter assault team member carries a sniper rifle through Lafayette Park as President Trump holds a photo opportunity in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    
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Riot police rush demonstrators as they clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno    

Riot police rush demonstrators as they clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno    

Riot police rush demonstrators as they clear Lafayette Park and the area around it across from the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno    
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U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr confers with U.S. Secret Service and other officials in the center of Lafayette Park shortly before riot police cleared the park and surrounding area, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr confers with U.S. Secret Service and other officials in the center of Lafayette Park shortly before riot police cleared the park and surrounding area, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr confers with U.S. Secret Service and other officials in the center of Lafayette Park shortly before riot police cleared the park and surrounding area, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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Riot police detain a man as they rush protestors to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Riot police detain a man as they rush protestors to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Riot police detain a man as they rush protestors to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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President Trump walks past a building defaced with graffiti by protesters in Lafayette Park while U.S. Secret Service agents and White House chief photographer Shealah Craighead as he walks back to the White House after a photo opportunity at St John's Church, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Trump walks past a building defaced with graffiti by protesters in Lafayette Park while U.S. Secret Service agents and White House chief photographer Shealah Craighead as he walks back to the White House after a photo opportunity at St...more

President Trump walks past a building defaced with graffiti by protesters in Lafayette Park while U.S. Secret Service agents and White House chief photographer Shealah Craighead as he walks back to the White House after a photo opportunity at St John's Church, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Trump puts his finger to his lips as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House with U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany after walking there for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

President Trump puts his finger to his lips as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House with U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh...more

President Trump puts his finger to his lips as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House with U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany after walking there for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    
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Protestors face off with riot police after police rushed demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors face off with riot police after police rushed demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors face off with riot police after police rushed demonstrators to clear Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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President Trump holds up a Bible as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House after walking there for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Trump holds up a Bible as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House after walking there for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Trump holds up a Bible as he stands in front of St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House after walking there for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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DC National Guard military police officers stand guard as demonstrators rally near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  

DC National Guard military police officers stand guard as demonstrators rally near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  

DC National Guard military police officers stand guard as demonstrators rally near the White House, June 1. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  
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Protestors peacefully protest minutes before riot police moved to clear the demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors peacefully protest minutes before riot police moved to clear the demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors peacefully protest minutes before riot police moved to clear the demonstrators out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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Protestors peacefully protest penned in by police fencing minutes before riot police moved to clear them out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors peacefully protest penned in by police fencing minutes before riot police moved to clear them out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno

Protestors peacefully protest penned in by police fencing minutes before riot police moved to clear them out of Lafayette Park and the area around it, June 1. REUTERS/Ken Cedeno
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A Washington D.C. National Guard member looks out of a military vehicle while riding along West Executive Drive, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

A Washington D.C. National Guard member looks out of a military vehicle while riding along West Executive Drive, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

A Washington D.C. National Guard member looks out of a military vehicle while riding along West Executive Drive, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    
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President Trump walks between lines of riot police in Lafayette Park across from the White House after walking to St John's Church for a photo opportunity, June 1.  
 REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

President Trump walks between lines of riot police in Lafayette Park across from the White House after walking to St John's Church for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    

President Trump walks between lines of riot police in Lafayette Park across from the White House after walking to St John's Church for a photo opportunity, June 1. REUTERS/Tom Brenner    
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