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Violent Trumpers and Proud Boys returning to DC on Dec 12 for electoral college

The Proud Boys and other violent Trump supporters have announced they are bringing their fights and violence back to DC on the 12th of December. This time their goals are stated as "raze BLM Plaza" and an attempt to pressure the electoral college (meets 2 days later) to toss out the ballets and vote for Trump.

The "StormTrumpers" of Nov 14 are coming back

Huge Trump rally ends in serious violence, including a stabbing

The Nov 14 "Million MAGA(t) March" over the disputed 2020 election devolved into rioting and assaults by the Proud Boys and other far-right extremists. Mainstream media estimated as many as ten thousand Trump suppporters marched. Afterwards, fights swirled througout the city, as Proud Boys beat several activsts and stabbed at least one. Body armor reportedly stopped another knife attack.

Video of Supreme Court mess, with riot cops facing the wrong way given the threat 1 min 54 sec

Riot cops at Supreme Court face wrong way as violent crowd full of Proud Boys threatens to push over or through the fence

Video: MAGAt mess on BLM Plaza as trumpers tear down signs, confront progressive protesters

On the 13th of November, supporters of defeated lame-duck "President" Trump descended on Black Lives Matter Plaza. They tore signs off two sections of fence and harassed Refuse Fascism, Extinction Rebellion and migrant rights protesters.

Video-Luke Kuhn confronts Trumper w faux Greek helmet and shield 54sec

Video-cops push progressive protesters after Proud Boys throw water 1 min 34 sec, by Black House News

The Trump supporter with faux Greek helmet, shield

Pro-Trump "Walk Away" march assaults journalist and BLM protesters, uses Nazi chants

On the 3ed of October, the pro-Trump "Walk Away" (from Dems) march acted like a hornet's nest poked with a stick at any sighting of antifascists or Black Lives Matter. On 15th st their official marked security goons assauted an Antifa journalist, who had to physically pry one of their hands off his equipment. Later, as BLM protesters confronted the Trumpers, a swirling melee of police assaults and screaming Trumpers broke out, three repored arrests.

Video-Walk Away march security attempts to forcibly prevent anti-fascist videographer from filming 1 min 19 sec

Park Police swarm and tackle one of three activists arrested for peacefully counterprotesting the MAGAT horde with bullhorns(still from Keven R Hogan's NTD video)

Theocrats and white nationalists harass rally against Trump's Supreme Court nominee Barrett

On the 27th of September, a "No Confirmation without Inauguration" rally was held in front of the Supreme Court steps. Speakers warned this would be "a fight." A fight indeed: Fundamentalist Christians and outright white nationalists showed up to counterprotest and harass, using their bullhorns in siren mode plus their chants in a failed attempt to drown out the sound system.

Video: far-right disrupts the rally, and interview attempt w man in "Its OK to be White" shirt 2 min 17 sec

Man on left and center both claimed white nationalism is OK

Police attack BLM protesters on day Trump nominates Amy Coney Barret for high court

The 26th of September was an ugly and violent day in DC. Hours after Trump announced his nomination of Amy Coney Barret to the Supreme Court, bike cops violently attacked the They/Them FTP march (3 arrests), and followed up on that with a 4th arrest on Black Lives Matter Plaza. Earlier an estimated 30,000 theocrats supporting Amy Coney Barret rallied on the Mall, and at one point burned a BLM flag.

Video of the police attack on BLM marchers 1 min 39 sec

Bike cops using their bikes as handheld push bars in one of the police attacks on the FTP (Fuck the Police) march (still from Madison Muller video)

Trump supporter spits on Black woman as BLM protest "mic-checks" restaurant

On the 22nd of August, a man reported to have worn a Trump hat (but not wearing it as he spit) spit on a Black woman after initiating a conflict with protesters holding a "mic-check" at the restaurant he was eating at. It the COVID pandemic, this is assault with a deadly weapon.

Video of the spitting incident and police response 1 min 5 sec

Diner reportedly seen in a Trump hat at some point spits on a Black woman at the They/Them marchl(still cut from YLF-DC video)

Protesters chase fascists and Trumpers through July 4 crowds

On the 4th of July, a toxic mix of Proud Boys, MAGAts (Trumpers) and other far-right supporters descended on DC seeking confrontations with Black Lives Matter protesters. They got their confrontations but not their desired outcome. The "Fuck the Police march" put them to flight, chasing them through the Washington Monument area and eventually back to their base at Harry's Bar.

Video: chasing the fash through the Monument area, and Harry's Bar gets shut down 5 min 29 sec

This is probably the best photo anyone got of the smoky chaos at the Monument. It made the rounds of listservs etc from someone's FB post.

BLM, anti-Fascists break up fascist anti-migrant rally on Freedom Plaza

On the 3ed of July, a small crew of fascists and Trumpers from nearby Harry's Bar held an anti-migrant hate rally on Freedom Plaza. Black Lives Matter supporters and antifascists descended on them to counterprotest. Cops held them apart until a second BLM contingent came in behind the police. At that point, cops folded their hand, and the fascists had to literally strike (lower) their flags and leave.

Video: BLM and antifascists shut down anti-migrant hate rally 1 min 21 sec

Counterprotesters literally forced a fascist/MAGAt rally to strike their flags

Jack Posobiec removed, escorted out of protest to remove condescending Lincoln Park statue

On the 26th of June, protesters showed up in Lincoln Park with the anounced intent of removing a condescending statue showing Lincoln standing over a formerly enslaved person. Neo-Nazi Jack Posobiec (and Deploraball organizer)was caught livestreaming, removed from the park, and escorted several blocks away. Cops picked him up and took him to his car after he attempted to return to the park.

Video: Hit the road, Jack(or be removed) 1 min 15 sec

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