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Photos: Trump opens luxury DC hotel

The Trump International Hotel held a "soft opening" of the luxury hotel on Sept. 12 and the grand opening ceremony Oct. 26.

WASHINGTON — The luxury hotel Donald Trump has built in an iconic downtown D.C. building is now open. The Trump International Hotel held a “soft opening” on Sept. 12; the grand opening ceremony was Oct. 26.

The Trump Organization won a 60-year lease from the federal government in 2012 to transform the Old Post Office building into a hotel. See photos of the luxury amenities inside and some of the controversy outside the hotel as protesters descended on the hotel for the opening.

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