‘Firearms are not permitted’, police warn Trump supporters ahead of protest


As Donald Trump supporters prepare to rally in Washington seeking to bolster the president’s unproven claims of widespread voter fraud, Washington DC’s acting police chief warns that firearms will not be permitted in the US capital. Washington has mobilised the National Guard ahead of planned protests by Trump supporters in the lead-up to the congressional vote affirming Joe Biden’s election victory.

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