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Protesters using hashtag #DisruptJ20 says their work is done and here’s what they did

A group that was part of DisruptJ20, a loosely organized movement to disrupt Donald Trump’s inauguration, said in a news release it had about 400 people who were “climate justice activists” who blocked a security checkpoint at the inauguration.

The group said it physically blocked the entrance at 3rd and D streets NW for four hours.

There were reports during the morning’s inauguration of Trump supporters having a tough time getting through some security checkpoints — at times — because protesters blocked the entrances.

The group said there other similar protests in other cities, including San Francisco and Berkeley.

Some of their signs said, “Trump’s cabinet is a joke, climate change is not a hoax.”

Linda Capato Jr., a climate change activist, said in the statement, “We are standing up today to show the Trump administration and his supporters that we aren’t going to sit quietly while our communities are under attack.”

Live coverage of Trump’s inauguration
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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