On this President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, protests were held across the USA in opposition to President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration from last week. Americans realize how important it is to protect our Constitution and exercise our freedom of speech and freedom of assembly. Americans understand the necessity of separation of powers in order to prevent tyranny or fascism. On this day, more than any other day, Americans are celebrating the President’s Day (third Monday of every February) most creatively through signs, music, balloons, paper mâché, expressing the need to resist President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) calls President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency over border wall funding a “tremendous shift of power from Congress to the president.” in the video “Rep. Nadler: Trump’s declaration opens up ‘tyranny’“, below:
Protests were held across the U.S. over the president’s decision to declare a national emergency. The president’s emergency declaration also became the target of a lawsuit filed by nearly a dozen states. Nancy Cordes reports, in the video “Protesters across U.S. criticize Trump’s national emergency declaration“, below:
Americans realize how important it is to protect our Constitution and exercise our freedom of speech and freedom of assembly. These videos display Americans’ response, in the video “Protests held across U.S. in opposition to Trump’s national emergency“, below:
People gathered outside the White House Monday, Feb. 18 in protest of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to secure funds for his border wall, in the video “People protest outside White House opposing Trump’s national emergency declaration“, below:
Dozens gathered in Cambridge Day to protest President Trump’s declaration of national emergency to build a border wall. WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton reports, in the video “Crowd Protests Trump’s Border Wall In Cambridge“, below:
Anti-Trump protests rolled out on this Presidents Day in the U.S. Melissa Duggan on the opposition in the streets to Trump’s national emergency declaration, in the video “Presidents Day protests against Trump emergency declaration“, below:
Protesters against President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency on the US-Mexico border gathered Monday in Newark as part of a nationwide campaign by the non-profit advocacy group MoveOn.org. As many as 250 events were expected. (Feb. 18), in the video “NJ protesters against Trump natl’ emergency plans” below:
In our news wrap Monday, activists staged scattered demonstrations outside the White House and from coast to coast to protest President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. Meanwhile, Trump blasted former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for saying in an interview with “60 Minutes” that the president’s firing of FBI Director James Comey in May 2017 may have constituted a criminal offense, in the video “NewsWrap: Activists protest Trump’s national emergency“, below:
While most people are observing Presidents Day, activists took to the streets to protest President Trump’s national emergency declaration. Dave Lopez reports, in the video “National Emergency Declaration Protest In Downtown LA“, below:
Activists in Chicago protested on Presidents Day against President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund U.S.-Mexico border wall, in the video “Presidents Day protest against Trump’s national emergency declaration held in Chicago“, below:
Local leaders, advocates and activists and joined together against Trump’s “illegal fake emergency,” as they referred to it in a press release, in the video “Protesters take to DC streets over Trump’s national emergency declaration“, below:
Trump’s declaration on Friday shifts billions of federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. The move to go around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall came after lawmakers in both parties blocked his requests for billions of dollars to fulfill his signature campaign pledge, in the video “Protests in metro Atlanta over Trump’s national emergency declaration“, below:
Similar protests of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration were held across the country, in video “Protesters demonstrate President Trump’s national emergency declaration“, below:
Protesters rallied at Lake Merritt in Oakland, near a federal building in San Francisco and at the intersection of Stevens Creek and Winchester Boulevards to denounce President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his proposed development of the southern U.S. border wall, in the video “Not My President’s Day protests in Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco“, below:
People protesting at Delray Beach, FL., in the video “Protests against President’s national emergency“, below:
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