A Massive Protest Calling For Independent Russia Probe Just Broke Out Nationwide
More than 150 demonstrations against the Trump administration are taking place in cities across the United States on Saturday. Protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C. and huddled steps away from the White House on Saturday, calling for an independent commission to investigate possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Meanwhile in New York City, Hundreds of protesters in the so-called “#MarchForTruth” gathered in Foley Square, where speakers, including “Hamilton” star Javier Muñoz and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), addressed the crowd. One protester held a sign reading, “Drive out Trump/Pence regime.”
In addition to demanding an independent commission, marchers are calling for President Trump to release his tax returns and for more information to be made public in ongoing federal probes into the Kremlin’s efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.
— #MarchForTruth (@MarchForTruth17) June 3, 2017
The marches in Washington and New York are among more than 150 expected to take place in cities across the United States on Saturday. Marchers began arriving in the morning at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., for what is likely to be the most visible demonstration of the day.
— #Marchfortruth (@MarchfortruthDC) June 3, 2017
Trump’s erratic presidency has sparked a number of massive marches and protests in Washington and around the country since he took office in January.