With right-wing militia group the Proud Boys also among those attending the Trump supporters' rally, a large security presence was deployed to prevent clashes with anti-Trump events outside the Supreme Court.
President-elect Joe Biden solidified his victory over Trump in the US election with a win in traditionally Republican-leaning Georgia, according to US media.
US officials responsible for election security rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost ballots led to his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in last week's election.
They are billed as last ditch attempts to sway independents to their cause, but whether presidential candidates gain much out of them is a different matter.
US President Donald Trump slammed protesters who demonstrated outside the White House on Thursday as he delivered his speech, sounding horns that could at times be heard by the speech attendees.
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove statues honouring those who upheld slavery or joined the Confederacy from the Capitol building, which houses statues selected by all 50 states.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
The US president has launched repeated attacks on the Somali-American congresswoman and his Republican base seems to be backing him.
The wave of female candidates running for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections is expected to cause many upsets; in particular due to Democratic women dominating the race.
Democrat Gavin Newsom won his primary for California governor. But the contest for the US House of Representatives is the spotlight in the blue state as Democrats look to blunt Trump's presidency by taking control of the House.
James T. Hodgkinson railed against President Donald Trump and was a big supporter of Democratic senator Bernie Sanders. He was a member of many anti-Republican groups on Facebook, including one called "Terminate The Republican Party".
Democrats accuse Senate Intelligence Committee's Republican chairman of trying to prevent report on CIA's detention and interrogation program from being made public.
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