'He is falling apart': Trump buried in scorn for turning off White House lights like his 'hiding from trick or treaters' as protests rage outside

'He is falling apart': Trump buried in scorn for turning off White House lights like his 'hiding from trick or treaters' as protests rage outside
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The White House turned off the external lights Sunday night as protests raged nearby, and the unusual reaction served as a metaphor for President Donald Trump’s leadership during the latest crisis.


The president was also whisked away to an underground bunker as Washington, D.C., police fired tear gas at protesters, who set fire to prominent structures across the city as part of nationwide demonstrations against police brutality.

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