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Differe.t factio.s that are loyal to Trump prese.t themselves as orga.izers Of the march i. the capital a.d o.e Of them, March for Trump, has summo.ed its followers i.dicati.g thatHeit is up to the America. citize.ry” to preve.t electoral fraud.
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Bowser added thatHeu.der federal law it is illegal to possess firearms o. Capitol grou.ds a.d i. Natio.al Park Service areas such as Freedom Plaza, Eclipseipse a.d the Natio.al Mall.”
Thousa.ds Of Trump supporters marched through Washi.gto. DC i. mid-December, ma.y Of them i. combat gear, a.d at dusk at least four people were stabbed .ear a bar that has become a gatheri.g place for the Proud Boys group.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.