Joe Biden, officially invested, Wednesday, January 20, 46th President of the United States, inherits a country that has never been so divided. Millions of Americans still cannot digest the defeat of Donald Trump, their champion who, they are convinced, would have been the victim of a cabal, and who see in the election of Joe Biden the return of a left that they fear and hate.
Who are Donald Trump’s unconditional supporters? How many are there across the United States? Do they risk becoming more radicalized? “Special Envoy” went to meet these “irreducible”, these “bad losers” who do not accept the verdict of the ballot box, who still believe in all the “truths” that the former president asserts, even if they have no foundation.
Ready to do battle?
Like Danny, 66, who made his fortune in the transportation industry. Faithful support of the former president, he is one of those who surrounded the Capitol two weeks ago. He decorated one of his buses in the colors of his candidate and continues to travel Georgia, triggering the excitement.
Like Shannon, met in Colorado. She too moved to the Capitol steps because Trump “asked to do it”. Or like those who arm themselves and prepare for battle …
A report by Sophie Przychodny, Manon Heurtel, Pauline Louvet and Adrien Rappoport / Babel Doc broadcast in “Special Envoy” on January 21, 2021.