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The Videos ‘train Train’ Show Thousands Of People Who Support The President In Automobile Parades Through The United States

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Supporters of President Donald Trump took part in so-called “Trump Trains” over the weekend, with reports of vehicles stretching for miles across the country.

Just days before the election, caravans of vehicles, many of which displayed pro-Trump flags, were seen in states such as Indiana, New York, California, and New Jersey.

Most parades passed without serious incident, however the FBI is investigating after claims that some Trump supporters tried to run a Biden campaign bus off the road in Texas on Friday.

On Sunday, the president’s sons Eric and Donald Trump Jr. retweeted a video which claimed a parade in Arizona stretched for more than 96 miles. That estimation has been disputed online.

Another video showing a long line of vehicles was posted by the Students for Trump group, which said a caravan in Colorado stretched 30 miles long.

In Houston, police reported that up to a thousand vehicles took part in a parade along the South Loop 610 near Kirby.

In a Twitter post, Houston Police chief Art Acevedo shared a separate video showing trucks and cars and advised people to avoid the area for at least an hour because officers “want to keep people safe.”

In New Jersey, officials confirmed that a Trump rally had blocked traffic across the Garden State Parkway on Sunday afternoon.

“I can confirm there was a motorcade,” said Thomas Feeney, a Turnpike Authority spokesman, told NJ.com. “It stopped at Cheesequake (Service Area) and eventually continued north. It backed traffic up for about five miles. The vehicles exited at (Interchange) 135 (Clark/Westfield).”

While many of the parades passed without any serious incident, police in Richmond, Virginia, are investigating reports of a confrontation involving those who took part in a “Trump Train” through the city.

The Richmond Police Department said that a woman reported around 4:18 p.m. on Sunday that she had been pepper sprayed by an unknown individual from a vehicle near the Lee Monument circle.

A few minutes earlier, officers responded to reports that an unoccupied vehicle was struck once by gunfire in the 1800 block of Monument Avenue, near the circle.

It is unclear if the vehicle was taking part in the Trump parade. Richmond Police have been contacted for further comment.

Elsewhere, the FBI reported that they are investigating an incident on Friday in which a group of cars decorated with pro-Trump flags surrounded a Joe Biden campaign bus as it drove through Texas.

Critics have called it an intimidation tactic. The Biden campaign later said they had to cancel an event in Texas “out of an abundance of caution” after the Trump supporters tried to run their bus “off the road.”

Trump initially responded to the incident by sharing footage of it on Twitter alongside the caption: “I LOVE TEXAS!”. The president later criticized the FBI for investigating and stated: “In my opinion, these patriots did nothing wrong.”

Supporters of President Donald Trump drive in a ‘Trump Parade’ in the battleground state of Iowa on October 31, 2020 in Luther, Iowa.
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