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Impeachment protests at White House continue after UTR II

On the 14th of August, OccupyLafayettePark was back in front of the White House demanding that Trump resign or be impeached. They also were on the previous night, the 13th of August. The huge mess created by Unite The Right has not protected the fascist inside the White House from ongoing protests against his regime.

Aug 15, Day 31:Video-a brass band plays at the "Kremlin Annex"(1 min 5 sec)

Aug 15, Day 31:Video: a brass band plays at the "Kremlin Annex"

Aug 16, Day 32Electric violin music to disturb Trump's evening

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Nazis in DC get VIP treatment from police, finger from the rest of us.

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Unite the Right II: Dozens of Nazis run gauntlet of thousands after special Metro train ride

On the 12th of August, WMATA broke their promise to ATU Local 689 by running a special train just for a few dozen Nazis from the Vienna Metro to Foggy Bottom. Once there, the fascists had to run a gauntlet of thousands of counterprotesters, nearly get kettled by counterprotesters at Lafayette Sq, and when the rains began to fall had to be removed by a different route from the park to return to Metro.Counterprotesters were incensed that neo-Nazis would dare to commemorate August 12, the day one of them murdered Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, VA.

Video-Unite the Right II runs a gauntlet of thousands of counterprotesters (3 min 46 sec)

Ash L video of incident where police having just pepper sprayed a bloc near 12th and G sts threatened to spray again (44 sec)

Update Aug 13:Washington "Moon-Times" confirms police attempt to exit Lafayette Park west with the fash repulsed by antifa bloc

Helmeted fascists (Maybe Proud Boys?) running the gauntlet after getting off the Foggy Bottom Metro

Alleged Newsham twitter post releases Jason Kessler's phone number on Twitter post about working with fash

On Aug 11, a Twitter post appearing to be from DC Police Chief Newsham stated he sat down for a pleasant dinner with his comrade Jason Kessler on the 11th of August. After a discussion of their mutual plans for August 12, Cheif Newsham released a Tweet containing Jason Kessler's phone number, saying "if you have any questions please reach out to him directly on his cell phone" followed by the phone number.

Fascists show up at White House and Cville 3 days before UTR II

On the 9th of August, neo-Nazi Patrick Little showed up in front of the White House with an "expel the Jews" sign and two of his own media people. The media people were not obvious until he was followed away from all other media as many videographers focussed on him. Also on July 9, known members of the Proud Boys were spotted in Charlottesville.

Update Aug 10: Reports on Twitter that Patrick LIttle was spotted earlier in the day at the Israeli Embassy.

Update Aug 11: Washington Post reports Patrick LIttle called for torture murder of Jews in gab (Alt-right Twitter replacement) post. Gab's physical host Microsoft to order the offending post deleted.

This is Patrick Little, a self-described "Nationally Socialist Democratic American Patriot" who wants to run for President on the Democratic Party ticket

Defend DC From White Supremacy: #AllOutDC Weekend Of Events

The Shut It Down DC Coalition, representing 38 different organizations and local groups in the DC metropolitan area, has released a schedule of events for the upcoming mass days of action from Friday to this Sunday, in opposition to the neo-Nazi and Alt-Right rally, Unite the Right.

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Movement for Black Lives DC hosts Night out for Safety and Liberation

On Tuesday, the 7th of August, Night out for Safety and Liberation hosted the Night out for Safety and Liberation as an alternative to the cop-focussed "National Night Out." The Night out for Safety and Liberation is all about solutions to problems on the street and elsewhere that avoid reliance on police and prisons.

In front of DC's Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Clean It or Close It : Protesting Inhumane Conditions at DC Central Holding block

Rev. Graylan Hagler and the DC Poor People's Campaign protest inhumane conditions at the DC Central holding block including roaches and vermin. Protesters describe their experiences being held at the DC jail and call for it to either be renovated or closed.

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Speeches and soundbites after 19:33

Rosie O'Donnell, Broadway stars perform at White House impeachment protests

On the 6th of August, Rosie O'Donnel and cast members from several Broadway musicals took a 5 hour each way bus trip to DC to perform at the ongoing protests for impeachment in front of the "Kremlin Annex." The biggest crowd yet at OccupyLafayettePark gathered for this singalong protest.

Singalong mode as Broadway stars lead at impeachment protest

Aug 8:A Federal worker and veteran speaks out against Trump

Rosie O'Donnel, Broadway stars draw biggest crowd yet to OccupyLafayettePark

Sanctuary, Not Silence: Calling Out Mayor Bowser over DC ICE Raids

Protesters continue to call out the hypocrisy of Mayor Bowser's claiming DC is a "sanctuary city" even as ICE carried out recent raids in DC's Columbia Heights - evidently with the cooperation of local police. Activists demand immediate action from Mayor Bowser to protect immigrants and to denounce the recent ICE raids.

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Speeches after the delegation comes out at 34:00

Father Moises and parishioners from Sacred Heart Church across the street from where 9 individuals were taken by ICE.

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