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Donald Trump’s hotel in D.C. vandalized with ‘Black Lives Matter’ graffiti


Police are searching for a suspect who they say was captured on video.

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The newest hotel of businessman and Republican nominee Donald Trump, located in Washington, was the site of vandalism over the weekend, according to D.C. police.

The phrases "Black Lives Matter" and "No Justice No Peace" were spray-painted on the concrete structure around 4 p.m. on Saturday at the entrance of the luxury hotel, police said.

Image via Twitter @TaraSetmayer

WRC-TV reports that a man in a yellow shirt and a hat walked straight up to the hotel's entrance and vandalized the building's face. Police are still searching for that man, according to WRC.

The hotel attempted to cover the graffiti with wooden boards. The graffiti was signed by someone named "Van."

According to Politico, the hotel operates under special requirements imposed by its 60-year lease with the federal government, given the historic nature of the building, which is known as the Old Post Office and Clock Tower.

(H/T: Mediaite)

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