DC Trucker Convoy Fizzles Again For Second Day

The New York Times reports:

A convoy of truckers and other supporters circled the capital on the Beltway for a second day on Monday, protesting Covid-19 mandates and hoping to attract attention from lawmakers. Brian Brase, a convoy organizer, told participants that the convoy would again avoid entering Washington, D.C.

He stressed that the protesters did not want to spur a violent event like the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, which he said would discredit the group. And he said the group did not intend to tie up traffic. “We don’t want to shut down the Beltway,” Mr. Brase said. “We want them to hear us roar.” A similar demonstration on Sunday had minimal impact on traffic.

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