QAnon Slogan Displayed on Bus Destination Sign in D.C., Driver Faces Disciplinary Action

A Coach USA driver is facing disciplinary action for changing the destination sign on his bus to an abbreviation of a QAnon slogan.

An image of a coach sign reading "WW61 W6A" was posted on Twitter by Molly McKew, senior adviser to the Stand Up Republic Foundation. It has since been retweeted nearly 3,000 times.

The phrase is an apparent reference to the QAnon slogan "Where we go one we go all," which is often abbreviated to WWG1WGA.

The bus was spotted in Washington D.C. on the eve of Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial.

It was also parked outside the Grand Hyatt hotel, which faced a backlash when video emerged showing maskless Trump supporters gathering in its lobby after the storming of the Capitol on January 6.

"Driving home, two busses heading toward downtown whizzed by me, running QAnon slogan as their destination banner. I was curious so I followed them," McKew tweeted. "They've ended up idling outside at the Grand Hyatt (hotel to many of the 1/6 rioters)."

Driving home, two busses heading toward downtown whizzed by me, running QAnon slogan as their destination banner. I was curious so I followed them. They’ve ended up idling outside at the Grand Hyatt (hotel to many of the 1/6 rioters) pic.twitter.com/v79bpCLlfx

— Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) February 9, 2021

A second bus bearing the slogan was not photographed.

A spokesperson for Coach USA told Newsweek the driver of its bus acted alone and was facing disciplinary action for their "unauthorized actions."

Sean Hughes, director of corporate affairs for the company, said: "Coach USA was made aware of a destination sign on one of our vehicles displaying an unauthorized message.

"Coach USA is completing its investigation of this isolated incident and the individual will be subject to immediate disciplinary action for violating company policy.

"We will also ensure that there are extra safeguards surrounding future use of destination signs on our vehicles. We apologize if this incident caused any harm or offended anyone."

There does not appear to be any suggestion that supporters of the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory intended to travel to D.C. for the start of Trump's Senate impeachment trial. The former president was impeached for the second time for allegedly inciting the insurrection at the Capitol.

QAnon supporters consider Trump a savior-like figure who is secretly battling a cabal of satanic pedophiles and will return as president.

On March 3 and March 4—the latter is the day that the conspiracy theorists believe Trump will somehow be sworn back in—the cost to rent a room at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. has rocketed to $1,331, compared to $475-$675 a night for the rest of March and April.

Hyatt has been contacted about the appearance of the bus with the QAnon slogan outside its hotel on Monday.

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A QAnon flag with the slogan "Where we go one we go all," seen at a protest in Los Angeles on August 22, 2020. A Coach USA driver is facing disciplinary action for changing the destination sign on a bus to an abbreviation of the slogan. KYLE GRILLOT/AFP/Getty