After a pre-planned rally on Saturday in Freedom Plaza in support of President Donald Trump and his unfounded allegations of voter fraud in the presidential election. Hundreds of the domestic terrorist militia group the Proud Boys and other Trump supporter’s rampaged through the streets of Washington, DC destroying property and hunting for “ANTIFA” resulting in al least 23 arrests by DC Metro Police.
Violence escalated after an dark with faceoffs with counter-protesters that took place near Black Lives Matter Plaza, Franklin Square, and other spots around downtown. Proud Boys marched through the streets shouting “Whose streets. Our streets!”, “Fuck Anifia”, and “We brought an army time?” while tearing “Black lives Matters” banners off DC Churches and harrowing all those they
Metro Police in riot gear successfully kept the two sides apart for the most part even as the groups splintered and roamed. Riot lines were held acros Capital Hill frustrating the roaming group who begged police to let them through and “finish” what they came there for.
“Both sides of the aisle hate you now. Congratulations,” a Proud Boy shouted at the officers.
D.C. police said that as of 9 p.m., 23 people were arrested Saturday, including 10 who were charged with misdemeanor assaults, six with assaulting police officers and four with rioting. Two officers were hospitalized with moderate injuries.
The FBI has designated the far-right “Proud Boys” as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism”
What’s this? #ProudBoys not giving a Fuck about the blue? We told you #BlueLivesMatter ppl that they didn’t care. Sorry cops, you get what you deserve now. You protected them. Called them fine ppl. Good luck. pic.twitter.com/iw2eAS9kP5— GC Kim (@GCKim11) December 13, 2020
On my sabbath, I wake up to the disgusting image of #ProudBoys ripping down a #BlackLivesMatter banner from my church. Will #Trump , who held up a bible in front of a church, bless not condemn this racist vandalism against Metropolitan AME Church ❓ @ap pic.twitter.com/yHy3N4X5rq— Cornell William Brooks (@CornellWBrooks) December 13, 2020