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The man here with the rifle gave an interview about possible civil war in the US to a number of media outlets.

Video: fascists including Jovi Val make fools of themselves at the Richmond gun rally 2 min 19 sec

On the 20th of January, tens of thousands of gun owners gathered near the VA state Capitol to lobby against proposed new gun laws, while right-wing extremists tried and failed to hijack or upstage their rally.

Women's March participant calls Trump a "Shithole President"

Video-scenes from the Women's March including the right-wing extremist counterprotesters 1 min 42 sec

On the 18th of January, the 4th annual Women's March took to the streets for a march all the way around the White House. Far-right counterprotesters included antichoice banner holders shut down by a single pair of anarchists, and some Alex Jones supporters (and supposedly Alex Jones himself) in an armored truck.

"Trump is Guilty" banner in the Hart Senate Office Building (Photo by Remove Trump)

Video from the Hart Buildind disruption originally posted to Twitter by Andrew Worthmann(14 sec)

Since Jan 6, Remove Trump has held daily "Swarm the Senate" protests on Capitol Hill demanding the Senate remove Donald Trump from office. On Thursday, Jan 16, these protests escalated to civil disobedience and 11 arrests as Senators were formally sworn in for Trump's post-impeachment trial. A conviction on either article of impeachment removes him from office.

Banner on a K st overpass near Washington Circle

Video-deploying banners over the SE-SW Freeway and Rock Creek Parkway 1 min 19 sec

In AM rush hour on the 13th of January, ShutDownDC dropped "Climate Emergency-no time for business as usual" banners from overpasses all over town. Banners were visible from the SE-SW Freeway, K st, Rock Creek Parkway, and many other locations as dispersed teams dropped dozens of banners simultaniously.

The march departs the White House

Video-coffin march on Trump Hotel demands Gitmo close forever 2 min 2 sec

The 11 of January, 2020 was the 18th annniversary of the opening of the gates of Hell at Guantanimo Bay by George W Bush. Protesters marched to Trump Hotel bearing nine coffins for nine detainees who have died there, and one more for whoever is next to die from the atrocious conditions at Gitmo. Trump has vowed nobody will be released from there no matter what.

Supporting a War Powers Act resolution against Trump's expected Iran War

Video:the basics followed by in-depth speeches by an antiwar veteran and an Iraqi-American 5 min 28 sec

On the 9th of January, antiwar members of Congress and a number of antiwar activists spoke before a substantial rally in front of the US Capitol. They were there to pump up support for a War Powers Act resolution to require Trump to seek authorization from Congress prior to any further military action against Iran. The resolution pass the House 224-194 on mostly party lines shortly after the rally.