Impeach Rallies Ripple Across The Country As House Prepares To Vote

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/12/17: Protester holding a giant banner with impeacment articles at the rally in Times Square. The night before the House of Representatives takes a somber vote to impeach Trump, hundreds of thousands of Americans joined the "Nobody Is Above the Law" coalition at more than 500 rallies planned around the country, calling on the U.S. House to vote to impeach President Donald Trump. In New York City thousands of protesters took to the streets, gathering at Father Duffy Square in Times Square, and marched down Broadway to Union Square. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/12/17: Protester holding a giant banner with impeacment articles at the rally in Times Square. The night before the House of Representatives takes a somber vote to impeach Trump, hundre... NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2019/12/17: Protester holding a giant banner with impeacment articles at the rally in Times Square. The night before the House of Representatives takes a somber vote to impeach Trump, hundreds of thousands of Americans joined the "Nobody Is Above the Law" coalition at more than 500 rallies planned around the country, calling on the U.S. House to vote to impeach President Donald Trump. In New York City thousands of protesters took to the streets, gathering at Father Duffy Square in Times Square, and marched down Broadway to Union Square. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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December 18, 2019 8:03 a.m.
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Impeach rallies took place across the country Tuesday night, as protesters of all stripes took to the streets to encourage the House to approve the articles on Wednesday.

According to the New York Times, liberal groups like MoveOn.com and Indivisible organized hundreds of rallies, from Philadelphia to New Orleans.

The demonstrations came the night before the full House is set to vote on the articles of impeachment. The House is expected to approve the articles on a largely party-line vote, which would make President Donald Trump only the third president in U.S. history to be impeached.

The first article accuses Trump of abusing his power, due to his pressuring Ukraine to launch bogus investigations into the Bidens in exchange for military aid. The second charges him with obstruction of justice, because of his administration’s refusal to cooperate with the investigation by barring witnesses from testifying and withholding documents.

After the House vote, the articles will be sent to the Senate, where a Republican majority will almost certainly save Trump from conviction and removal from office.

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