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- The man set himself on fire outside Trump International Hotel on Tuesday night
- Staff inside the hotel called police and the fire department at around 9.30pm
- He suffered non life-threatening burns and was taken to hospital by police
- The man said he was protesting against Trump who he said was 'incapable of respecting the constitution'
By Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:21 EST, 18 January 2017 | Updated: 14:47 EST, 18 January 2017
A protester set himself on fire outside Trump International Hotel in Washington DC on Tuesday.
The 45-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, said the act was in protest of the President-elect's looming inauguration.
Witnesses described how he yelled 'Trump' several times as 'flames ran up his back' before lying down in the street.
He suffered non-life-threatening burns and was taken to hospital shortly after the incident at around 9.30pm.
A Washington DC Police source told DailyMail.com he was not arrested.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4130760/Protester-sets-fire-Trump-Washington-hotel.html#ixzz4W9fasMeX
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