Thousands of former US President Donald Trump supporters gathered in the streets of Washington on Saturday, exclaiming baseless allegations of electoral fraud, chanting “Stop the Steal — DC” as the president’s motorcade passed by.
The protesters, who carried flags and chanted “Stop the Steal — DC”, marched from Freedom Plaza near the White House to the seat of the Supreme Court as part of the “Million MAGA March,” a word symbolizing the initials of the Trump campaign slogan “Make America Great Again,” according to Reuters.
Broad cross-section of Trump supporters here, nearly all rejecting his loss & claiming fraud. Some said they came to show love for Trump & thank him, others said they want to fight for 4 more years. Among crowd: QAnon, Proud Boys, American Guard, Patriot Prayer, confederate flags pic.twitter.com/nGkKBcrOBg
— Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam) November 14, 2020
He stated, on Friday, that he might “try to stop by and say hello”. His motorcade passed the gathering demonstrators on Saturday morning, on his way to his private golf course in Sterling, Virginia, and waved his hand from inside his presidential car.
Election officials across the US mentioned that they saw no evidence of significant wrongdoing. Nonetheless, the former US President stubbornly refused to admit his loss to his Democratic rival Joe Biden.