TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About 200 supporters of President Donald Trump rallied Wednesday on the Kansas Statehouse to point out their help for overturning President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Trump’s supporters listened to speeches selling Trump’s baseless claims about election fraud and suggesting that the COVID-19 pandemic has been exaggerated.
They chanted “cease the steal,” “4 extra years” and “no extra masks,” a reference to many Trump supporters’ opposition to coronavirus restrictions resembling requiring folks to put on masks in public.
The protest was the identical day Congress was purported to certify the Democratic president-elect’s Electoral Faculty. The rely was interrupted when pro-Trump protesters stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
After the rally in Topeka, dozens of Trump’s supporters entered the Statehouse peacefully, one after the other or in small teams and milled round, glanced at historic displays and sat on benches. The constructing was open because it normally through the week.
The lights within the governor’s outer, ceremonial workplace had been off and the door was locked, and the door to most of her workers’s workplace additionally was locked. Her workplace didn’t reply to texts looking for an evidence.
Trump carried Kansas simply in November to seize its six electoral votes.