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The Capitol was photographed during a rehearsal for the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., Jan. 15, 2017. Reuters

The Facebook page for the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington says nearly 200,000 people plan on going and an additional 256,000 are interested, compared to the Presidential Inauguration’s expected maximum of 900,000 attendees. But there’s a chance that one might eclipse the other, and Democrats in Congress have only accelerated the trend.

As Washington D.C. Councilman Charles Allen told the New York Daily News, requests for bus parking permits at the city-run RFK Stadium lot by march participants have outnumbered requests by inauguration attendees by about 1,000, with at least 1,200 permit requests involving protesters and just 200 related to the Jan. 20 ceremony.

The Women’s Marchers aren’t alone, and the day after the inauguration won’t be the only day for Americans to air their grievances against President-elect Donald Trump, who lost the popular vote by a margin of nearly 2.9 million. The National Park Service told Reuters that, as of Thursday, 27 protest groups — more than quadruple the number for previous inaugurations — had won permits to protest the ceremony on Jan. 20.

The protesters won’t be the only ones showing their defiance of the president-elect.

In a heated public spat over the weekend between Trump and civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), Lewis told NBC News that he would be boycotting the event, as he did not see Trump as a “legitimate” leader amid allegations of foreign tampering in the election. The president-elect called Lewis “all talk” and “no action,” prompting other members of Congress to respond with their own inauguration boycotts. As the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday, one in five of California's members of Congress had opted to stay home on Jan. 20.

As of Monday morning, the number of Congress members skipping out on Trump’s swearing-in stood at 25, according to CNN. All of them were Democrats.

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