Video of protest inside TC Energy's building in DC 2 min 17 sec

On the 27th of February, supporters of the Wet'su'weten First Nations people resisting the Coastal Gaslink pipeline protested inside the lobby of the office building housing TC Energy's(formerly TransCanada's) DC lobbying office.

Activists attempted to deliver an eviction notice on behalf of the Wet'su'weten hereditary chiefs to TC Energy. Security claimed nobody from DC Energy was in the office, this was presumed to be a lie.

The 25th of Feb was the last day of the Department of the Interior's public comment hearings on Trump's proposal to gut the National Environmental Policy Act(NEPA). This is the law requiring such things as environmental impact statements for major projects. Trumps' proposal was called a "fox in the henhouse" as it would allow corporations to gain control of this process. This would turn the EPA into another FERC.

On the 24th of Feb, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the appeal of a lower court ruling forbidding the (fracked gas) Atlantic Coast Pipeline from crossing under the Appalacian Trail. Outside protesters demanded the Court reject the pipeline and ignore the whining from fossil fuel industry attorneys.

Video posted by Friends of the Earth as speaker warns ACP could carry enough fracked gas to create 20 coal plants worth of CO2 emissions 52 seconds

Video: BXE disrupt FERC, a protesters is dragged out the door 1 min 22 sec

On the 20th of Feb, Beyond Extreme Energy disrupted FERC's monthly pipeline and gas/oil facility permit issuing meeting. Twelve protesters were dragged out of the meeting. The protest delayed the start of the meeting and had the further effect of forcing a delay of Jordan Cove LNG export terminal permit decision.

Update: Roger Stone gets 40 months prison, Trump tweets of possible pardon

Video: the scene as the Kremlin Annex began their protest of Trump's pardons 1 min 21 sec

On the 18th of February, "Kremlin Annex" protesters (exiled by sound permit fees to H st) demanded that Trump's Attorney General Bob Barr resign in the wake of Trump's pardons for major corporate criminals and corrupt politicians. Pardons for Trump's convicted team members like Roger Stone are expected next.

The trial of the Embassy Protection Collective ended in a mistrial, after the jury deadlocked. According to the Partnership for Civil Justice, "Having spent outrageous sums of taxpayers $$ in overkill fed court prosecution of a misdemeanor case & heavily restricting the defense the jury could hear, Trump's DC Attys Office was still unable to convict."YouTube Link

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.

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