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16 Dec 2019 | 05:30 AM UTC

US: Impeachment rallies scheduled in several cities December 17

Civil society groups schedule rallies to support impeachment procedures across the nation on December 17; transportation disruptions likely

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Event

Civil society organizations across the nation have scheduled several hundred rallies under the 'Impeach and Remove' banner, mostly taking place on Tuesday, December 17. The rallies are to express support for the ongoing impeachment procedure against President Donald Trump. Rallies are to be expected in most urban centers. Some rallies include:

  • New York: George M. Cohan's statue near 46th Street for a rally and march as of 17:30 (local time)
  • Chicago: Federal Plaza at 17:30 (local time)
  • San Francisco: Federal Building at 17:00 (local time)
  • DC: in front of Congress at 09:00 (local time) on Wednesday, December 18. 

All scheduled rallies can be found here.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of all rallies and events.

Advice

Individuals across the US are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.