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Organizers, led by the Women for America First Trump group, said in a National Park Service permit application that they expect about 5,000 people, The Washington Post said on Wednesday.
The permit indicates that the first meeting will take place at the Capitol at 9 a.m., with a larger gathering planned for Freedom Plaza during the day, the newspaper writes.
Trump refused to acknowledge the results of the presidential election and encouraged supporters ’demonstrations, while also putting pressure on Republican lawmakers in key states to destroy the results.
Saturday’s rallies will take place two days before the Electoral College meets to cast the votes in the November 3 elections.
Thousands of Trump supporters gathered in the country’s capital on Nov. 14, a week after the Associated Press and all major news networks projected the election winner to Biden. Presidential supporters and counter-attackers clashed the streets of Washington that evening after a largely peaceful daytime event. At least 20 people were arrested and two police officers were injured.
The presidential car wheel passed Trump supporters for a short time during the day, with the president waving to protesters.