- November 8, 2018
- 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Federal Plaza, Chicago, IL
It’s ON. Sign Up Below.
Nobody Is Above The Law Rally
Donald Trump just crossed a red line, violating the independence of the investigation pursuing criminal charges in the Trump-Russia scandal and cover-up.
Trump putting himself above the law is a threat to our democracy, and we’ve got to get Congress to stop him.
We’re mobilizing immediately to demand accountability, because Trump is not above the law.
Please make note of the date, time, and description at the link above to confirm that the host is able to organize the event on such short notice!
Once you sign up, make sure to invite friends to join you at the event!
Note: If you choose to attend an event, you agree to engage in nonviolent, peaceful action, to act lawfully, and to strive to de-escalate any potential confrontations with those who may disagree with our values.
The Rally is on! Join us at Federal Plaza on Thursday, Nov 8th at 5pm to demand protection for the Mueller investigation. Let us know you are going on Facebook and please share https://www.facebook.com/events/1807428685983766/
MoveOn.Org has had a plan in place in the event that Cheeto 45 fires Rosenstein or Mueller. I listed the plan below, but you can also go to https://www.trumpisnotabovethelaw.org/survey/mueller-firing-rapid-response-plan/
We have discussed these plans and how our group will proceed at our Strike Force For Change Meetings. We plan to meet to go downtown Chicago to participate in the main protests. Go HERE to find a Rapid Response event near you. Please READ THE MOVEON.ORG RAPID RESPONSE PLAN and contact StrikeForceForChange@gmail.com to get involved if that fateful day should arrive.
Mueller Firing Rapid Response - The Plan
Here are the actions Donald Trump could take that would set these protests in motion:
THE RED LINES – in graphic form here.
Firing Mueller Pardons of key witnesses Actions that would prevent the investigation from being conducted freely, such as replacing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Mueller’s current supervisor, or repealing the regulations establishing the office
WHERE AND WHEN
Here’s the plan for when we would call for protests:
Rallies will begin just hours after national events are triggered:
If actions are triggered BEFORE 2 p.m. local time —> events will begin @ 5 p.m. local time.
If actions are triggered AFTER 2 p.m. local time —> events will begin @ noon local time the following day.
** This is the general plan—please confirm details on your event page, as individual hosts may tailor their events to their local plan.* *
These events are only the first step. Our goal with these actions is to create an opportunity for anyone outraged by Trump’s abuse of power to engage immediately in voicing their concern. Together, we will communicate unmistakably that this is not okay and that this act to undermine democracy is not going to be allowed to become a new normal.
But that’s only the first step, and it’s far from the last one.
Congress is the only body with the constitutional power and responsibility to hold a president politically accountable for major violations of the public trust like this. And “we, the people” are their backstop and source of legitimate power.
And what people do next to force Congress to act is up to them!
Certainly, everyone at an event should also call their member of Congress to demand action. And everyone is encouraged to communicate that demand directly at the congressional offices.
Beyond that, it’s up to you! It’s a good idea to discuss possible scenarios in advance with the hosts of your event or with your friends to develop other nonviolent ways you would like to compel actions from Congress.
Here’s what groups will be asking Congress to do:
Demand members of Congress protect the special counsel’s office, including preserving its files and staff and ensuring it receives the full cooperation of all federal government law enforcement assets.
Demand the creation of a modern-day version of the Senate Select Watergate Committee to investigate all matters involved in the Russia scandals and Trump’s abuse of power and obstruction of justice.
Demand bipartisan hearings in the House Judiciary Committee on obstruction of justice and abuse of power.
Some groups will call these the first steps to impeachment hearings; others will not.
Impeaching Donald Trump is not a demand shared by all partner organizations. Nor is supporting impeachment a prerequisite to attend these events. But you can definitely bring a poster calling for it - if that’s your view.