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Dozens Attend Pro-Trump Demonstration at Utah Capitol

Jan 6, 2021, 1:47 PM | Updated: 1:48 pm
Dozens of Pro-Trump protesters gather outside the Utah Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 (Felicia Martinez, K...
Dozens of Pro-Trump protesters gather outside the Utah Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 (Felicia Martinez, KSL TV)
(Felicia Martinez, KSL TV)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Dozens of pro-Trump demonstrators showed up at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City Wednesday afternoon.

They started to gather just after 11:00 a.m. Some of the demonstrators were heard calling the Presidential election results fake. Others called the pandemic and the coronavirus fake.

Some people on the scene also shouted anti-Trump remarks.

The crowd has been calm.

A second demonstration is said to start at the Capitol at 3 p.m.  That event is expected to be much larger.

It’s a stark contrast to the scene at the U.S. Capitol which was evacuated and is under lockdown after Trump supporters breached security and entered the building.

President Trump tweeted a message urging the demonstrators “to remain peaceful.”

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