Large crowds gathered in Washington, DC. Tuesday as the nation’s capital was preparing for several planned demonstrations by supporters of President Donald Trump

Images from Freedom Plaza showed hundreds appeared to be less than a mile from the White House. Several rallies will take place Wednesday, including the “March for Trump” rally at the same time that Congress is voting on the Confirm election victory of President-elect Joe Biden

President Trump is believed to be attending Wednesday’s rally to support his unproven claims of widespread electoral fraud

Police and companies in the district are preparing for pro-Trump protests, which are expected to take place in January 6

DC. Mayor Muriel Bowser mobilized the National Guard for traffic control ahead of the demonstrations. Businesses in the city center have begun entering their storefronts and numerous road closures are planned

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World news – USA – Large crowds gather in DC on Tuesday ahead of the Pro-Trump rallies