Convoy to Washington D.C.: National Guard Prepares for Arrival

The US is to deploy hundreds of unarmed National Guard troops to Washington ahead of the arrival of trucker convoys protesting against pandemic restrictions. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin approved a request from the District of Columbia government and the US Capitol police for 700 troops. Around 25 separate convoys plan to join forces and converge on the nation’s capital, to replicate recent protests in Canada. … Continue reading Convoy to Washington D.C.: National Guard Prepares for Arrival

People’s Convoy co-organizer: ‘We cannot have what’s happening in Canada happen here’

The People’s Convoy is working with attorneys and sweeping its donation account “a couple of times a day” to put the money in a private bank, said Maureen Steele. People’s Convoy co-organizer Maureen Steele says truckers have been hit hard by COVID-19 mandates and the protesters “want accountability” for the government’s actions during the pandemic. The People’s Convoy, inspired by the Canadian Freedom Convoy, plans to … Continue reading People’s Convoy co-organizer: ‘We cannot have what’s happening in Canada happen here’