March 4 Trump at the Missouri State Capitol

Yesterday a few hundred supporters of Donald Trump rallied on the south lawn of the Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City for an event called March 4 Trump. The event was organized by the groups Show-Me Trump Missouri and Overpasses For America. The march was created to show support for President Trump and Vice President Pence. The people who spoke wanted unity in the republican party and voiced support for many of Tump’s controversial plans. After rallying, protesters marched on the sidewalks around the capitol building then about half the crowd headed inside for speakers in the Capitol Rotunda. Representative Paul Curtman spoke and introduced the conservative guest speakers to the crowd which included Mindy Patterson, Col. Jack Jackson, Ed Martin, Kristi Nichols, and Edward Cage.

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A protester’s car decorated for the march.

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A man dressed up as Uncle Sam on stilts poses for pictures on the lawn of the Missouri Capitol building.

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Protesters stand in front of the Thomas Jefferson statue at the south entrance of the building.

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A protester waits for the march to start with signs that read “Drain the Swamp” and “Make America Great Again”.

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Two protesters sit on the steps of the south entrance of the capitol building waiting for the rally and march to begin.

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Protesters stand on the lawn with signs and American flags.

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A crowd gathers as Trump shirts are passed out to people who did not wear one to the march.

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Protesters line up at the bottom of the steps of the capitol building as the march begins.

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An organizer leads chants at the front of the march while it circles the capitol building.

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A large Trump banner with hearts added is held up near the front of the march.

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The march starting off from the south lawn of the capitol building.

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Two protesters hold signs showing their support for Donald Trump.

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A protester holds a sign that says “March for America”.

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A protester marches with a sign that has a picture of Trump and says “Trump Making America Great Again.

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The march progressing along the sidewalks that circle the Missouri State Capitol Building.

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The march as it passes the Fountain of the Centaurs on the north side of the building.

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A protester holds a sign as the march passes by the north entrance of the capitol building.

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Protesters holds a banner as the march passes by the north entrance of the capitol building.

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Protesters holds a banner as the march passes by the north entrance of the capitol building.

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A protester marches with a cutout of Trumps head from the Show-Me Trump group.

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Protesters passing by the north entrance of the capitol building.

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A protester holds a sign referencing Hillary Clinton’s quote from the 2016 campaign, “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables.”

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All of the participants of the march pose for a group picture on the steps of the south entrance of the Missouri Capitol Building.

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A protester holds a sign that reads “The Media is the Enemy of the People” and lists some mainstream news outlets.

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About half of the people who marched made their way into the rotunda inside the Capitol Building for the guest speakers.

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The crowd inside the rotunda listens to Col. Jack Jackson give a speech.

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