Politics: Trump supporters gather in Arlington ahead of McAuliffe-Biden rally

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Conservatives congregated outside the venue of a campaign rally in Arlington, Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

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President Joe Biden was the featured speaker at Tuesday evening's event, one week before Election Day.

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Several Trump supporters gathered with American flags, signs, and MAGA gear to protest the event, with slogans and signage appearing to target the president.

Some sported shirts and signs reading "Let's Go Brandon," referencing a now-infamous incident where a reporter mistook chants of "F*** Joe Biden " in a crowd of NASCAR fans for cheers for racer Brandon Brown.

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Others showed their support for McAuliffe's opponent in the governor's race, Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin.

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One protester explained the various signs he had brought to the event, one reading "FJB (Trump Won)," another reading "Stop the Steal," and a third supporting Youngkin for governor.

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Original Author: Matthew Miller

Original Location: Trump supporters gather in Arlington ahead of McAuliffe-Biden rally

Joe Biden helps Terry McAuliffe paint Youngkin as an ‘acolyte of Donald Trump’ .
ARLINGTON, Va. — President Joe Biden leaned into Terry McAuliffe’s core campaign strategy to tie Republican Glenn Youngkin to former President Trump and nationalize Virginia’s toss-up gubernatorial race. © Provided by Washington Examiner “I ran against Donald Trump. Terry is running against an acolyte of Donald Trump,” Biden said to a crowd of about 2,500 braving a chilly, windy night in Arlington. Not long ago, McAuliffe warned that Biden being “unpopular” meant that Democrats would have to work harder through “headwinds from Washington,” and Biden’s approval ratings have dipped further since then.

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