Photos: thousands march in pro-impeachment rallies around the country

Protesters gather outside of the Trump National Doral golf resort urging congress to impeach President Donald Trump on December 17, 2019 in Doral, Florida. The protest is one of many being held across the country calling for President Donald Trump’s removal from office on the eve of a House vote that could see the U.S. leader impeached.
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Thousands of people gathered across the US on Tuesday in support of impeaching President Donald Trump. Many of the rallies were organized by liberal groups, like MoveOn, which said that over 600 rallies were planned across the country, with an anticipated turnout of about 200,000. The House will vote on the articles on Wednesday, and if approved, the process moves to the Senate for trial.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Thousands of people gathered across the US on Tuesday in support of impeaching President Donald Trump. Many of the rallies were organized by left-wing groups, like MoveOn, which said that over 600 rallies were planned across the country, with an anticipated turnout of about 200,000. Protests were slated to begin in various cites at 5:30 p.m. local time. Several of the demonstrations were called under the banner of “Nobody Is Above the Law,” and they were intended to display support for impeachment proceedings against Trump on the eve of the House vote on impeachment.The House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment last week, charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress over his dealings with Ukraine. The full House of Representatives will vote on the articles on Wednesday, and if approved, the process will move to the Senate for trial.At least 1,500 people rallied in front of the State Capital Building in Denver, Colorado, according to the Denver Post. In New York, organizers estimated that thousands would flood Times Square. In Charlotte, North Carolina, around 200 protesters recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang “America the Beautiful,” according to The New York Times.Here are 21 photos of impeachment protests around the nation.

In Florida, protesters gathered outside the Trump National Doral golf resort.

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Many held up signs poking fun at Trump’s own catchphrases.

Protesters outside of the Trump National Doral golf resort in Doral, Florida.
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Hundreds gathered on Boston Common near the Massachusetts State House, despite rain and snow.

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“This is not a partisan act. This is a patriotic act,” Pam Wilmot, the executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, told ABC News affiliate WCVB.

Protesters gathered on Boston Common.
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Source: WCVB

Organizers anticipated thousands at New York’s Times Square rally.

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Protester Erica Bruce told The New York Times that the House impeachment vote should serve as a wake-up call to voters.

Protesters in Times Square.
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“I think that what happens tomorrow is going to solidify for a lot of people whether their representatives are acting on behalf of their constituents or themselves,” she told The Times.

One person held up a sign which read: “Today is my birthday & all I wish for is impeachment.”

A demonstrator at the “Nobody Is Above The Law” Rally in Times Square.
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While another person held a sign which read: “Jail to the chief.”

A demonstrator in Times Square.
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Others in New York chanted slogans.

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Hundreds marched in Raleigh, North Carolina, from Bicentennial Plaza.

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Residents sang out: “We wish you a good impeachment, we wish you a good impeachment and removal right now,” to the melody of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” according to ABC News.

Dozens gathered at the Robert Stephens Courthouse Plaza in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Chuck Eddy, a Republican candidate for Congress, was also in attendance, showing bipartisan support for Trump’s removal from office.  

In Los Angeles, hundreds of people filled Grand Park and marched outside City Hall.

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According to KTLA, former Rep. Katie Hill and actress Alyssa Milano were in attendance. 

Some in Los Angeles held up festive signs.

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A message calling for Trump’s removal from office was projected onto City Hall in Los Angeles.

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A police officer told NBC Bay Area that at least 2,000 people crowded outside the San Francisco federal building.

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Source: NBC Bay Area

Some in San Francisco chose to wear their opinions.

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In El Cajon, near San Diego, California, a rally was organized at Parkway Plaza.

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Source: MoveOn

Speakers in Salt Lake City warned that Trump’s presidency was a threat to democracy.

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“We do not want a king,” said former congresswoman Karen Shephard. Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Roughly 200 people gathered outside Republican Rep. Mike Turner’s office in Dayton, Ohio.

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