Photos: Washington, DC – Pro-Trump election protest at Freedom Plaza

Crowds of President Donald Trump’s supporters gathered in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 as many months to show their support of President Donald Trump and to protest the outcome of the 2020 presidential election at freedom plaza in Washington, DC. Thousands of protesters who refuse to accept that President-elect Joe Biden won the election are rallying one day ahead of the Congress votes to certify President-elect Biden’s electoral college win.


Trump supporter holding a Women for Trump Flag Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 in Washington, DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Crowds gather in DC ahead of pro-Trump rally, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 in Washington, DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Dog adds bark to DC’s first day of of pro-Trump protests at Freedom Plaza Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Pro-Trump protester in front of Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Trump supporters at the first day of pro-Trump protests in DC. at Freedom Plaza, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Man holding up a 'Drain the swamp. Fun' sign., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Smiling Trump supporter posing for picture, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Trump supporters posing for picture at Freedom Plaza Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Crowds of President Donald Trump’s supporters gathered in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 5, 2021 as many months to show their opposition to the results of the presidential election. (Photo by Julian Leshay)



Pro-Trump flags, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Protesters holding flags and posters, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Trump supporter, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Trump supporter at the first day of pro-Trump protests, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Person attends a rally at Freedom Plaza Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 in Washington, DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



Trump Supporter, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington DC, in support of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Julian Leshay)



January 5th, 2021 –– Trump supporters clashed with Washington DC PD. Multiple arrests were made. Policed used mace on one account.





Julian Leshay and Alie Pierce have contributed to this story.


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