Nobody is Above the Law: Impeach and Remove Rally held in Grand Rapids
Leading up to today’s U.S. House vote on articles of impeachment, rallies were held across the country and the state of Michigan Tuesday evening.
“When I say impeach, you say Trump!”
Roughly 500 protesters gathered for the Nobody is Above the Law: Impeach and Remove Rally at Grand Rapids’ Veterans Park.
We asked how rallies or protests change the trajectory of the impeachment process and where it’s heading?
“Absolutely, I think it’s really important for, even the community members driving by to see the energy that we have here, the people who came out here brought that energy on a cold December night. And it also, we have actionable steps from here; call the conservative Senators across the country, call your Rep to make sure they’re voting ‘yes.’ So, I think from here is a starting point where we light that spark for more action.”
Nikki Trim is from Grand Rapids and with the organization Indivisible West Michigan.
Is this rally a starting point to get people motivated for the 2020 Presidential Election?
“Absolutely, I think a lot of us are looking at the 2020 election. You know, we’re not really sure what’s going to happen in the Senate right now. We’ve been told from McConnell’s (Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader U.S. Senate) lips himself that they’re in lockstep with the White House is what he said. So, I think 2020 is our next shot after this.”
Patrick Center, WGVU News.