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Benjamin Philips biography: 13 things about Donald Trump supporter from Ringtown, Pennsylvania

Benjamin Phillips

Benjamin Phillips

Benjamin Philips was a white man from Pennsylvania, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was a computer programmer and a web developer. (a)
  2. He was against Democratic officials and moderate Republicans. (a)
  3. He was a Donald Trump supporter. (a)
  4. He founded Trumparoo, LLC, a toy company and social media start-up for his fellow supporters of Trump. (a)
  5. He lived in Ringtown, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. (b)
  6. He had an apartment in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania. (c)
  7. On September 11, 2020, he said toy companies are not “taking advantage of niche social networks for return business by extending the life of their products to the internet, where more interaction can occur, hence creating a higher level of entertainment for your customer, and providing them more value for their hard-earned dollars.” (d)
  8. On September 16, 2020, he showed off some stuffed animals he was selling outside his apartment in Bloomsburg. (c)
  9. He first voted in the 58th U.S. quadrennial presidential election on November 8, 2016, accordign to Columbia County chief registrar and director of elections Matthew Repasky. (e)
  10. He voted in the 59th U.S. quadrennial presidential election on November 3, 2020. (e)
  11. He coordinated transportation for several supporters of Trump to travel from Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. (a)
  12. On January 6, 2021, he drove from Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. in a white van. He brought with him a group from Pennsylvania. They arrived in Washington, D.C. at around 10:30 a.m., The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. That day, they were among the supporters of Trump who breached the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA and disrupted a joint session of Congress to certify the vote of the Electoral College and affirm Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. He died of stroke during the riot. (a)
  13. He died at the age of 50. (a)

 

SOURCES: 

a. The Philadelphia Inquirer 

b. KYW-TV

c. Bloomsburg Press Enterprise

d. PRLog

e. Times News Online

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