Watch: White nationalist bloodied in scuffle outside conference celebrating Trump victory

By Allen Cone

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A white nationalist was blooded in a confrontation with protesters outside a Washington conference celebrating Donald Trump's presidential election.

The white nationalist organization National Policy Institute met inside the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center downtown, a block from Trump's new International Hotel.


Outside Saturday afternoon were several protesters holding anti-fascist signs and yelling chants that included, "No Donald Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!" One held a sign reading, "alt-wrong."

The group was generally peaceful. But a man and woman from NPI, with a badge that said "Emily," approached the group with a video camera and microphone.

The woman appeared to interview a protester, asking if he is a "self-hating white person."

A protester knocked the man's video camera, and they scuffled. A few other protesters entered the fight and yelled "Die, Nazi, die." The unidentified man from NPI had a bloody gash on his forehead.

Police handcuffed two protesters but no arrests were made. The pair from NPI were put in an ambulance.

Other protesters marched peacefully along Pennsylvania Avenue.


The weekend-long conference was called "Become Who We Are -- 2016."

"It was a time when more people joined our movement than ever before and when our ideas began invading the mainstream," reads a description on NPI's website.

Tickets for the white nationalist conference ranged from $175 for "Millennial" guests and up to $1,250 for "Patron's Registration."

Richard Spencer, NPI's founder who coined the term "alt-right," was slated to speak at the conference.

Last week, Twitter suspended Spencer's account and those for NPI and Spencer's alt-right publication Radix Journal, citing a violation of the social media company's "hateful conduct policy."

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