Republicans who opposed racial justice protests hope truckers ‘clog up’ US cities

In the wake of racial justice protests following the murder of George Floyd, a wave of Republican lawmakers supported legislation to punish protesters who blocked roads

 Now some of those same Republicans are supporting similar tactics from conservative trucker convoys protesting against vaccine mandates

Many Republican politicians have also expressed enthusiasm and support for US truckers seeking to emulate the Canadian protests on US soil

 A convoy of truckers is set to begin a protest drive to Washington later this month, in a move some fear could bring the same kind of disruption that has gripped the Canadian capital, Ottawa

I hope the truckers do come to America. I hope they clog up cities

Organizers of the most popular trucker convoy group announced plans to meet in Barstow, California, next week and begin their journey to Washington

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