Trump supporters back him with MAGA march in Washington

Thousands of President Donald Trump’s supporters gathered in the US capital on Saturday for a protest to back his claims of election fraud. The “Million MAGA March,” referring to Trump’s campaign slogan of “Make America Great Again,” drew a crowd of flag-waving supporters to downtown Washington, news wires reported.

Trump’s motorcade passed through the crowd on its way to his golf course in Virginia, producing cheers from demonstrators as the president waved from the back seat.

The march was largely peaceful, though numerous scuffles broke out between Trump supporters and counter-protesters that continued after dark. One person was stabbed and taken to a trauma center, the city’s fire and emergency medical services department said. The city’s police force arrested at least 10 people, including several who were charged with assault.

Trump on Friday said "time will tell" if he remains president, in a momentary slip of his unprecedented refusal to concede his election defeat. He broke his silence after a week without on-camera comments, speaking at a Rose Garden event to herald the imminent authorization of a coronavirus vaccine. During a short speech about the vaccine work, Trump insisted that he would never again call for a lockdown to curb the virus's spread. He then added, "Whatever happens in the future, who knows which administration it will be, I guess time will tell."

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