Trump to attend D.C. protests against Congress certifying Biden victory

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Power One at Joint Spoiled Andrews in Maryland, U.S., December 23, 2020.

Tom Brenner | Reuters

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he could lend a hand protests in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, the day Congress certifies Electoral College votes and declares President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

The president shared a video clip on Twitter encouraging supporters to snarl the November election outcomes and said he’ll be there.

Trump quiet refuses to agree with to the urge and continues to make baseless claims of voter fraud, which were consistently rejected by tell and federal courts as effectively as his relish Justice Division.

The congressional joint session to depend electoral votes is a routine map and marks the final step in reaffirming Biden as the winner.

A neighborhood of Republican senators and senators-elect are pushing to extend Biden’s certification on Wednesday, an effort that is no longer going to replace the Electoral College tally that Biden obtained 306-232.

Demonstrators are planning to build up at the Washington Monument, the Freedom Plaza and the Capitol. The Proud Boys, a far-shapely neighborhood that has promoted violence, non-public vowed to lend a hand incognito.

The nation’s capital has modified into a battleground for violent protests over the last few months. Thousands of Trump supporters gathered in November to snarl the presidential election leads to D.C. The demonstrations at final grew to modified into violent and with regards to two dozen of us were arrested.

Protesters additionally clashed all the arrangement via rallies in Washington tell and Washington, D.C. in December over the election outcomes, racial injustice and pandemic restrictions. As a minimum four of us were stabbed in D.C. after a professional-Trump rally.