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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:37 PM

Hundreds in Portland show their support for Mueller's Russia probe (Maine)

https://www.pressherald.com/2018/11/08/hundreds-demonstrate-in-support-of-special-counsel-probe/

More than 300 demonstrators flooded Portlandís Monument Square Thursday evening to protest President Trumpís decision to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with Matt Whitaker, a presidential loyalist who has openly criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigation into whether anyone involved with Trumpís 2016 campaign colluded with Russia to influence the election.

Demonstrators characterized Trump as a dictator who must be held in check by Congress.

ďAmong other things, this wave election in Maine was a massive repudiation of the authoritarianism of Donald Trump,Ē said Dini Merz, one of the leaders of Mainers for Accountable Leadership. ďEven in victory, we know that a constitutional crisis looms as Trump gets ready to fire (Rod) Rosenstein and Mueller. Once woken, we will never go back to sleep and we intend to be out here flooding the streets to protect the Mueller investigation and our democracy from the Russians.Ē

Portlandís demonstration was one of several hundred protests held across the state and the nation, according to Marie Follayttar Smith, executive director of Mainers for Accountable Leadership. Rallies were also held in Bangor, Brunswick, Augusta, Lewiston, Belfast, Kittery and Rockland.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:39 PM

1. that's what the blue wave was about

Stopping the dictator-wannabe is one big reason for the voters in the blue wave.

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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:41 PM

2. Kudos to all who made their voices heard.... and seen.

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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:45 PM

3. About a hundred of us stood out in 43 degree rain for an

hour and a half in Fayetteville, AR. We took over all 4 corners of major intersection in front of county courthouse.

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