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Supporters gather in downtown Ocala on behalf of President Trump

A group gathered in downtown Ocala on Friday morning in support of President Trump.

Trump supporters gather along East Silver Springs Boulevard
Trump supporters gather along E. Silver Springs Boulevard.

Decked out in the red “Make America Great Again” hats that have marked his presidency, the supporters walked up and down the boulevard Friday morning carrying signs in support of President Trump, who will face Democratic presidential nominee Joseph Biden in this November’s election.

Supporters marched on behalf of President Trump along E. Silver Springs Boulevard on Friday morning.

One supporter held a “911 Never Forget” sign, commemorating the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The demonstration comes on the eve of tomorrow’s Trump Parade, which has been circulating social media. According to the announcement, participants will meet at 11 a.m. at Market Street at Heathbrook and will drive out to downtown Ocala starting at 12 p.m.

“Calling all Trump supporter truck, car, horses, and familys put up your trump flags and lets support our president” reads the flier.

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