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Antiabortion and anti-Trump protesters clash — and an egg gets thrown
An anti abortion and an anti Trump protester clashed in downtown Washington. (Amanda McLaren/The Washington Post)
An antiabortion and an anti-Trump protester clashed in downtown Washington. (Amanda McLaren/The Washington Post)

There was pushing and shoving as some antiabortion activists and Trump protesters clashed along a sidewalk at a checkpoint at 13th and F streets NW in downtown Washington.

At one point anti-Trump protesters blocked the antiabortion group, but two men managed to push through, and things calmed down for a bit. As one man began to speak his views on abortion, an anti-Trump protester walked up to him, getting close to his face. The two interacted for about 15 seconds.

About a minute later, the clash resumed as protesters shoved each other and at least one anti-Trump protester threw an egg.

Live coverage of Trump’s inauguration
In this Jan. 15, 2016, photo, the U.S. Capitol frames the backdrop over the stage during a rehearsal of President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
The U.S. Capitol frames the backdrop over the stage during a rehearsal of President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing-in ceremony this week in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Donald Trump will be sworn in Friday during an inauguration that’s expected to draw between 700,000 and 900,000 people. Security officials said there are 63 demonstration groups, pro and con, also expected Friday. Follow our liveblog for updates through this afternoon’s inaugural parade.

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