MIAMI, Fla. – There were several gatherings on Wednesday in Miami in support of President Donald Trump.
They were peaceful protests – people waving flags, signs and drivers honking car horns – calling for a redo of the election despite there being no evidence to back claims of fraud.
Ariel Martinez organized a Cubans for Trump Rally in Doral where he told Local 10 he thought that the election should be redone.
“We’re trying to show out here that we still stand with Trump. We still believe he has a chance to win this,” Martinez said on Wednesday afternoon.
Martinez said that Trump should have called for martial law in the states that were impacted. “Have the military supervise it. It’s the only fair way to do it.”
Many of the people at the rallies had similar ideas about re-doing the election by imposing martial law. They also said that they felt there was widespread election fraud despite there being no evidence to back up claims and ignoring evidence to the contrary.
“We just want things to be fair and transparent. That’s why we’re here. We don’t want invalid votes to be counted, that’s why I’m here,” said John Lopez of Miramar who was at the Doral rally.
When Local 10 reporter Trent Kelly told Lopez that Trump’s own administration said it was the most fair election they’ve seen in a while, Lopez said: “I don’t believe it. I just don’t believe it. I got to travel all the United States, from Florida (and) all the way to L.A. I saw such incredible support for Donald Trump. I just don’t see how he could have lost. I just don’t see it.”
Similar rallies were held at the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami and at Versailles in Little Havana.
Our crews spotted only one counter protester, a retired firefighter named Luis Garcia, who called the claims of election stealing “pure insanity.”
“I’m not here to cause trouble, I’m just here to make a point that . . .there are a lot more people that voted for President Biden than they did for President Trump. And that’s the reality. So, we have to honor them and be kind to them.”
It is important to note, again, there has been absolutely no evidence of widespread fraud that took place during this election and zero evidence of tampering with voting systems.
Several attempts to challenge the results by the president have been struck down in the courts, including by the Supreme Court.