Mayor to DC: Please Stay Home

Per the Washington Post, Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking city residents to avoid the downtown area and stay at home this Tuesday, January 5, and Wednesday, January 6. Trump supporters plan to come to DC ostensibly to protest the ceremonial acknowledgement in Congress of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's electoral win. But many of them appear to mostly be spoiling for an actual, physical fight, so our mayor has asked us all to cooperate in not giving them opportunities, even via counter-protesting. "[Bowser] urged residents 'not to engage with demonstrators who come to our city seeking confrontation'..." Full story here