Authorities now estimate the crowd size for the Women’s March, the day after to have been three-times larger then the crowds gathered to witness Trump take the Oath of Office, on Friday January 20, 2017.
Putting on a different hat is all it takes for one local man to create front-row access to future (and past) presidents.
Wear a red “Make America Great Again” hat and blend in with Trump supporters. Put on a green “Mexico” cap and watch vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine speak from only a few feet away.
At various political rallies in Pennsylvania over the past month, I spotted Jonathan Lee Riches wearing different “hats,” claiming to be a Muslim supporter for Trump at one rally and a Muslim for Clinton at an other.
Jonathan Lee Riches, a West Chester man of 39 and former federal prisoner, describes himself in social media profiles as a truth-seeking sleuth. In this quest he has filed thousands of lawsuits and open-record requests. Many of them are unfruitful.
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