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Thousands march in Washington to pray and show Trump support

Few in the crowd wore masks. Some sported red caps with the words Let's Make America Godly Again, a play on Trump's signature MAGA caps.

By: AP | Washington | September 27, 2020 10:00:07 am
Trump paid just $750 in taxes in 2016, 2017; fake news says PresidentFollowers of Franklin Graham march from the Lincoln Memorial to Capitol Hill, during the Prayer March at the National Mall, in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (AP Photo)

Thousands of people packed the National Mall in downtown Washington on Saturday to pray and show their support for President Donald Trump.

The march, which stretched from the Lincoln Memorial to the US Capitol, was held just hours before Trump was set to announce he was nominating a conservative judge for the Supreme Court. (Follow US Election LIVE UPDATES here)

Few in the crowd wore masks. Some sported red caps with the words Let’s Make America Godly Again, a play on Trump’s signature MAGA caps.

Vice President Mike Pence, speaking from the steps of the memorial, said he came to extend Trump’s greetings and gratitude and asked them to pray for the new Supreme Court nominee.

The march was organised by the Rev. Franklin Graham, a prominent conservative evangelical and Trump supporter. Many in the crowd appeared to be students of Liberty University in Virginia.

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