WASHINGTON, D.C. — Supporters of President Donald Trump were targeted by counter-protesters in Washington, D.C. Saturday after the “Million MAGA March,” and violence broke out in the city.
Reporters on the ground captured multiple incidents, particularly at “Black Lives Matter Plaza,” where Trump supporters were swarmed, harassed and at times physically assaulted as the march wrapped up. Thousands of Trump supporters arrived in D.C. to attend the march, voicing support for Trump and backing allegations of voter fraud in the election.
The march began at Freedom Plaza Saturday morning and ended at the Supreme Court, where police officers first kept counter-protesters separate from the pro-Trump crowd. The scene was tense at times, with both sides yelling and provoking, but remained largely peaceful as police successfully kept the groups apart.
As the march came to an end, some pro-Trump supporters made their way to BLM Plaza, where counter-protesters were waiting. In one incident, a female Trump supporter walking with her young children was harassed – a fight broke out and one of her daughters was seen crying as police escorted the family out.
Later in the day, a large group of counter-protesters wearing black bloc