Update Jan 20: Ugly report of two after the fact arrests
On the 19th of January, rape apologist Mike Cernovich's Deporaball was held at the National Press Club. This "alt-right" event for the neo-Nazi wing of Trump's supporters. was named after Hillery Clinton's "basket of Deplorables" remark concerning racists and misogynists supporting Trump. At 7:30 PM, just after the start of the protests against the Deploraball,there were conflicting reports of smoke or mace used, along with sound of "explosions."