Empower Wisconsin | Nov. 16, 2020
By Evie Fordham, Fox News
“I want to hear Joe Biden and Kamala Harris condemn Antifa/BLM criminals who assaulted and harassed peaceful demonstrators in DC today, including elderly and families,” political strategist Doug Stafford wrote on Twitter on Saturday. “Of course they won’t. And ‘media’ won’t make them.”
Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., said the “media blackout” was “terrible” and “telling.”
“The President’s supporters have a right to peacefully rally supporting POTUS just like his opponents have that same right,” Zeldin wrote on Twitter. “The physical assaults today by violent leftists targeting his supporters is abhorrent. The near total media blackout of the violence is terrible… [and] telling.”
Several thousand Trump supporters protested election results and then hailed Trump’s passing motorcade before nighttime clashes with counterdemonstrators sparked fistfights, at least one stabbing and at least 20 arrests.
After night fell, the relatively peaceful demonstrations in Washington turned from tense to violent.
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