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Woman Who Flipped Off Trump’s Motorcade Wins VA Election

A cyclist who flipped off President Donald Trump’s motorcade in 2017 was elected supervisor for the Algonkian District in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Tuesday night.

Juli Briskman went for a bike ride on October 29, 2017, when she encountered the president’s motorcade as he was leaving the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, VA. The mother, who said she became part of the online “resistance” against Trump soon after his 2016 election, flipped off the motorcade, twice.

The feminist used the viral moment to launch her bid for supervisor on September 12, 2018, noted CNN.

“Today, I am filing my organizational papers in a bid for local office in Loudoun County, Va. Loudoun deserves transparency in government, fully funded schools & smarter solutions to growth,” Briskman posted to Twitter, liking to a Washington Post article about her flipping the bird. “It’s time for a change.”

“I am running to serve as Supervisor for the Algonkian District where I have worked, volunteered, organized and raised my kids in public schools. I have launched my campaign on [Crowdpac] because … if not now, when? Let’s Do this!” she added.

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