Video-Patriot Front kept from WWII memorial, had shields and lots of police support 5 min 17 sec

On the 8th of February, between 100 and 150 members of Patriot Front marched under intense pressure from a few dozen anti-Fascist activists from the Lincoln Memorial to the US Capitol and finally the parking garage their vans were waiting in. Every step of the way MPD fought for them while severely outnumbered anti-fascists delayed, heckled, and obstructed their march.

Video clip: Protesters chant "Trump is Guilty" 8 sec

On the 5th of February, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol after the Senate refused to remove Donald Trump from office. While the GOP says Trump was "acquitted" in actuality there was no witnesses and no evidence, thus no real trial. This is rather like someone committing a major felony, then ensuring members of their own crew are both judge and jury, blocking any conviction.

Video: People's State of the Union continues as cops repeatedly push it back 3 min 25 sec including Ford Fischer's clip of Luke on WWII and "we intend to win" today's war against fascism

On the last day of January 2020, protesters rallied outside the US Capitol as Senators voted 51-49 mostly on party lines NOT to hear witness testimony, meaning the "trial" consists only of opening and (maybe) closing arguments.

House speaker Nancy Pelosi was quoted earlier in the day as saying "Trump will not be acquitted. You cannot be acquitted if you don't have a trial. And you don't have a trial if you don't have witnesses and documentation. She is correct, what is about to happen instead is that the defendent's co-conspirators are going to dismiss the charges.

On the 29th of January, the Poor People's Campaign gathered at the Wilson Building, then marched through evening traffic to a church on G st for an organizing meeting. The Poor People's Campaign is building up to what may be a major action or campaign on June 20, 2020

Video of the march 2 min 34 sec

On the 29th of January, the daily #SwarmtheSenate protests for removal of Donald Trump from office continued, with civil disobedience on the Capitol steps and 40 people arrested. A key demand was that witnesses be called to testify, as trials are supposed to have witnesses and evidence.

Red T Raccoon's video clip of march to Capitol demanding witnesses 8 seconds

On the 25th of January, ANSWER held a march from the White House to a teach-in at George Washington University against still-possible war between the US and Iran.

Video of the march 2 min 24 sec

Video-MAGA hatters, fash, and apparent Christian milita in antichoice parade 2 min 28 sec

On the 24th of January, what used to be the annual Roe V Wade anniversary anti-choice parade marched two days late. Donald Trump spoke at their rally, MAGA hats appeared in the parade(though not all that densely), and flat-out fascists marched in the parade. Counterdemonstrators condemned their hypocrisy in front of the Supreme Court

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.

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.

Video from the Hart Building 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.

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.

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.

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.

Video: the march at Trump Hotel 7 min and 1 sec cut from longer Anya Parampil livestream

On the 4th of January, hundreds gathered in Lafayette Square to oppose Trump's reckless aggression and brewing war with Iran. At the conclusion of ANSWER's rally at the White House protesters marched on Trump Hotel. This was just one of dozens of simultanious antiwar protests across the US.

At about 2AM on the 4th of January, an MPD decoy targetting customers of sex workers first solicited sex themselves from an area activist, then resorted to potentially deadly force when their sting operation blew up into a chase. This was the 5th in a month-long series of harassment incidents by area police depts and their allies against the core crew of the activist in question.

On the 3ed of January, Jane Fonda's Fire Drill Fridays protest returned to the US Capitol. This time around, they were demanding that corporations responsible for fossil fuel extraction and demand be held accountable for the damage they have done. The protest culminated in a civil disobedience blockade of 1st st NE at E Cap Street in front of the US Capitol

Video-civil disobedience on 1st st NE for corporate accountability on climate change 2 min

On New Year's Eve 2019-2020, supporters of imprisoned grand jury resistors Jeremy Hammond and Chelsea Manning protested outside the Alexandria Detention Center. It has been confirmed that the noisemakers were heard and the protest seen from the inside. Protesters deployed fireworks, flares, and a laser in addition to noisemakers.

Video: protesters deploy flares, fireworks at Alexandria Detention Center 1 min 50 sec

Video: The Dec 26 Kremlin Annex Protest-and a disruptor 1 min 23 sec

After the Dec 18 impeachment of Donald Trump, groups holding protests calling for impeachment pivoted to the next stage of removing him from office: a vote in the Senate to remove him from office. At least 20 GOP Senators will have to have their feet held to the fires of popular disgust with Trump to remove him prior to Jan 20, 2021.

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