U.S. capitals gird for pro-Trump armed protests as FBI flags risk of violence

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Protesters were expected to descend on statehouses across the United States in support of baseless claims that electoral fraud robbed President Donald Trump of a second term, as law enforcement officials girded for possible violence.

More than a dozen states have activated National Guard troops to help secure their capitol buildings following an FBI warning of armed protests, with right-wing extremists emboldened by the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.

There were scattered demonstrations yesterday, but statehouses remained mostly quiet.

While many states...


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U.S. capitals gird for pro-Trump armed protests as FBI flags risk of violence


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