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The protest was organized by a coalition of advocacy groups including Empire State Indivisible, Black Lives Matter Greater New York, and CREDO Action, among others. Speakers included Rep. Carolyn Maloney, whose district encompasses Manhattan’s east side, Greenpoint, and Queens.
“I’ve been thinking about impeachment for a long time,” Maloney said. “It’s is not something that Congress, or our country, can undertake lightly—it’s a terrible, weighty thing. After carefully reviewing evidence laid out in the Mueller Report…it is my inescapable conclusion that the House of Representatives must open an impeachment inquiry against the President of the United States.”
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