WASHINGTON — Hundreds congregated in Lafayette Park, just steps away from the White House, on Sunday to protest the second Unite the Right rally, a gathering aimed to bring together multiple white nationalist organizations. In total, thousands more are expected turn out across the nation’s capital to protest the group’s presence and purpose.
Jason Kessler, the white nationalist organizer of the Unite the Right rally, was accompanied by about a few dozen people when he arrived at the Vienna, Virginia, metro station at about 2 p.m. ET. There they boarded three orange line metro cars to the Foggy Bottom stop in Washington D.C.