Hundreds of President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE's supporters have rallied in Harrisburg, Pa., over the course of the past several days, alleging that state election officials were ignoring widespread voter fraud.
Video of the events posted on social media shows large crowds of flag-waving demonstrators marching through city streets where on Friday they were joined by Reps. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanAllies see rising prospect of Trump 2024 White House bid Republican leaders misjudged Jan. 6 committee Watchdog group seeks ethics probe over McCarthy's Jan. 6 comments MORE (R-Ohio) and Scott PerryScott Gordon PerryWatchdog group seeks ethics probe over McCarthy's Jan. 6 comments Jan. 6 panel seeks records of those involved in 'Stop the Steal' rally Jan. 6 panel to ask for preservation of phone records of GOP lawmakers who participated in Trump rally: report MORE (R-Pa.), a day before the state was called in Biden's favor.
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The president and his supporters have alleged that Pennsylvania, which decided the presidential election when it was called for the former vice president's campaign on Saturday, is the site of efforts by state officials that have resulted in the counting of many supposedly fraudulent ballots.
Some attendees at Sunday's protest pointed to video posted by the president's son Eric TrumpEric TrumpSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant House panel tees up Trump executive privilege fight in Jan. 6 probe Trump to Pence on Jan. 6: 'You don't have the courage' MORE allegedly showing someone burning ballots as evidence for the president's claims, though that video was labeled by Twitter as misleading after it was debunked by state election officials who proved that the documents seen on the video were in fact sample ballots.
Nothing to see here https://t.co/TsFnZBbHxu— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) November 5, 2020
President Trump and his allies have alleged for months that mail-in ballots, the use of which was expanded in many states as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are subject to widespread voter fraud that goes undetected by state election officials.
He has vowed legal challenges in several key states following news networks' projections over the weekend stating that Biden will win the presidency.