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Trump-Supporting Long Island Caravan Makes Baseless Claim That Election Was Stolen

Part of a caravan of Trump supporters in Long Island on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.
Desiree D'Iorio
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WSHU Public Radio
Part of a caravan of Trump supporters in Long Island on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.

A caravan of Trump supporters traveled across Long Island on Sunday to protest Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election.

The protesters claimed without evidence that the election was plagued by voter fraud, and that sitting President Donald Trump is the true winner.

Fabian Cortez said he thinks Biden cheated.

“Today’s parade is just a beautiful showing of true-blooded Americans who are here, they’re proud of their country, they’re proud of their president and they want to make sure that they keep him here for the next four years,” he said.

Cortez says he wants an independent review of all mail-in ballots that were cast nationwide.

Desiree reports on the lives of military service members, veterans, and their families for WSHU as part of the American Homefront project. Born and raised in Connecticut, she now calls Long Island home.