Trump supporters in New York and beyond refuse to accept defeat

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Sunday, November 8, 2020
Trump rally held in Suffolk County after news of Joe Biden becoming president-elect
Trump supporters rallied in Setauket on Saturday.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- This isn't over! and "Stop the steal," supporters of President Donald Trump protested at state capitols across the country Saturday, refusing to accept defeat and echoing Trump's unsubstantiated allegations that the Democrats won by fraud.

In Suffolk County on Long Island, where nearly 56-percent of voters chose President Trump, a group called the "Setauket Patriots" demonstrated.

Many said they believe Mr. Trump should have rightfully won.

Skirmishes broke out in some cities.

In Atlanta, outside the state Capitol in the longtime Republican stronghold of Georgia, chants of "Lock him up!" rang out among an estimated 1,000 Trump supporters.

Others chanted, "This isn't over! This isn't over!" and "Fake news!"

The streets were awash with American flags and Trump banners. No immediate violence was reported, though at one point, police moved to separate Trump opponents from supporters.


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