Trump backers protest at Louisiana Capitol, but peacefully


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Capitol’s doors were briefly locked to the public and some elevators turned to restricted access as dozens of President Donald Trump’s supporters gathered on the steps to oppose congressional recognition of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Wednesday’s protesters at one point numbered about 200 people at Louisiana’s Capitol. They remained peaceful in Baton Rouge, unlike the scenes pouring out of Washington, D.C. The local Trump supporters held flags backing the Republican outgoing president, American flags and at least one sign that said “Stop the Steal.” A few gave speeches.