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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.

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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.

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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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