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McEnany predicts 'quite large' turnout at 'Million MAGA March' in DC

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Thursday that she expects the turnout at Saturday's "Million MAGA March" in support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE to be “quite large.”

The event is set to take place in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, one week after news networks projected that Trump had lost the presidential election to Democrat Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation US records 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as pandemic rises with holidays MORE. Trump has refused to concede the race and the Saturday events seem intended to bolster him. 

"I think it's going to be quite large, um, from what I'm hearing, don't have an estimate for you," McEnany said on Fox News when asked about the event.

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Disparate groups are reportedly preparing for the event, with one gathering scheduled to take place at the Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, D.C., at 12 p.m. with a march to the Supreme Court at 2 p.m.

A counterprotest called "F--- MAGA" has also been planned by All Out DC to happen nearby.

The groups involved include Stop the Steal DC, the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, according to a report by DCist.

Politico reported that groups such as Women for America First, the Right Side Broadcasting Network and Infowars’s Owen Schroyer are among those promoting or organizing events. It also reported that a prominent white nationalist who leads the Groyper Army group is setting up rallies in swing states and in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

The promises of large crowds at rallies by these groups have sometimes fizzled out. Some groups are saying hundreds or thousands could show up Saturday.

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“People want to show up and have their voice heard. I mean this president — look, he got more votes than any Republican nominee, or for president I should say, in the history of our country and indeed he got more Republican votes as any nominee in the history of our party back in 2016,” McEnany said Thursday after being asked about the event.

McEnany just last week predicted that Trump would win the election in a “landslide.” He ended up losing, though he and his campaign have refused to concede the election.

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserThe Hill's 12:30 Report: How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely Governors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Trump OKs transition; Biden taps Treasury, State experience MORE said the city is preparing for Saturday.

"We continue to follow those activities and be prepared for those activities. Our police chief will have a similar posture this weekend as he did last week. And we will be there to support peaceful exercise of First Amendment demonstrations," she said.