James Taylor, who beforehand competed on JoJo Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette, revealed that he participated within the March on the Capitol in Washington, D.C., to protest President Donald Trump’s 2020 election loss.
“Huge because of #TheBachelor household for supporting me throughout this time … from high to backside,” the 33-year-old tweeted on Monday, January 11. “Conservative producers are the very best!! Thanks @ABCNetwork @ABC & @BachelorABC for having my again whereas I legally supported our President.”
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On January 6, a whole bunch of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, breaking home windows and crashing by way of locked doorways as Congress was assembly to substantiate President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral faculty victory over Trump.
The violent incident led to the deaths of 5 people, together with a Capitol constructing police officer. An article of impeachment was launched within the Home of Representatives earlier this week, accusing the previous actuality TV star of “inciting violence towards the federal government of the US” along with his speech to supporters shortly earlier than they marched on the Capitol.
Main as much as the controversial gathering, Taylor shared a number of tweets about his deliberate attendance. On January 4, he requested his Twitter followers whether or not they had been going to the rally and inspired them to point out up.
“Should you voted for a person named Donald J. Trump & don’t belief Dominion voting machines or ANY technique of voting outdoors of in-person, ID-in-hand voting for that matter … be there Jan 6 to help @realDonaldTrump,” he wrote.
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That very same day, he tweeted out a two-day countdown to having the ability to “make historical past in DC” by attending the political occasion. “RT for the best President of all-time and let’s win this factor/shock the world,” he added. “See y’all on the #MarchForTrump rally in DC.”
In a separate tweet posted the next day, he pleaded for his followers to go to the nation’s capital by any means attainable. “Take a bus. Drive. MSG me if you happen to want a aircraft ticket,” he wrote. “Simply don’t make an excuse to not struggle for a person who’s been combating for you for 4 years. See y’all there. We’re with you, Mr. President.”
Taylor appeared on The Bachelorette in 2016 and ended the competitors in sixth place. He’s currently dating Mackenzie Sawicki.
Earlier this month, the previous actuality star opened up about his interest in seeking political office someday. “I flip 35 in Might and am contemplating a run for president. I’m critical,” he wrote on January 3. “By no means seen weaker males in my life — each side. There are about 5 good ones in the home … 3 within the senate and three in the principle stream media. DM me and I’ll let you know who they’re. Remark if I ought to run for president (or if you happen to assume I’m delusional).”
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