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In photos: Trump supporters rally into the night to protest election results

Crowds of Trump supporters protested into the night in Washington, D.C., Saturday to highlight unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the Nov. 3 election and falsely assert that President Trump defeated President-elect Joe Biden.

The state of play: The situation became tense when some 300 counter-protesters also rallied in D.C., the Washington Post reports. By 8 p.m. scuffles broke out between the two sides and police arrested at least 10 people, per WashPost.


  • In the morning, Trump waved at supporters as his motorcade drove through D.C. toward his private golf club in Sterling, Va., per the New York Times.

Why it matters: Trump has not publicly conceded to Biden and is pursuing lawsuits in several states with baseless voter fraud claims, despite his own Department of Homeland Security calling the election "the most secure in American history."

What they're saying: Mayor Muriel Bowser said D.C. approves of "peaceful First Amendment demonstrations," but cautioned out-of-towners who planned to carry firearms to the nation's capital that the city has strict gun laws, per the Post.

In photos:

Police move to keep Trump supporters and counter-protesters apart in Black Lives Matter Plaza. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
Trump supporters and counter-protesters face off in Washington, D.C. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
A pro-Trump supporter argues with an anti-Trump demonstrator at Black Lives Matter Plaza. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
Trump supporters in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images
Trump supporters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14. Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images
A view from Trump's motorcade on Nov. 14. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Trump supporters cheering at the president's motorcade as it passes by Freedom Plaza. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Editor's note: This article has been updated with the latest protest developments and more photos.

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