April 3, 2019
Thursday, April 4: Locals Join Trump is Not Above the Law National Day of Action; Demand Barr Release Mueller Report
Washington, D.C., Protest Will Be One of More Than 300 Demonstrations Nationwide
WHAT: Activists will join a nationwide day of action in response to U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s failure to release the report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and underlying evidence to Congress by the April 2 deadline set by six U.S. House of Representatives committee chairs.
Activists will rally and demonstrate in front of the White House on Thursday as part of a national day of action to ensure that the U.S. attorney general releases the full report to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and as much information as possible to the general public.
Americans across the country have once again signed up for “Nobody Is Above the Law” protests nationwide at 5 p.m. local time. Barr – with the support of President Donald Trump – has released only a four-page summary memo of Mueller’s more than 300-page report. Barr has not committed to releasing the full report and underlying evidence. His letter from March 29, to the Judiciary Committee gave his office the sole leeway to redact and obscure large portions of Mueller’s findings from Congress and the American people.
Majorities of Americans believe the full Mueller report should be made public. Protesters will demand full transparency so that Congress can conduct responsible oversight of the executive branch.
WHEN: 5 p.m. EDT, Thurs., April 4
WHO: U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)
• U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
• Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs, Public Citizen (emcee)
• Reginald Hubbard, congressional liaison and Washington, D.C., strategist, MoveOn (emcee)
• Marge Baker, executive vice president, People For the American Way (emcee)
• Neera Tanden, president, Center for American Progress
• Diallo Brooks, senior director of outreach and partner engagement, People For the American Way
• Noah Bookbinder, executive director, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)
• Marilyn Carpinteyro, vice president of programs and strategy, Common Cause
• Fred Wertheimer, president, Democracy 21
• Allyn Brooks-LaSure, vice president for communications, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
• Elizabeth Wydra, president, Constitutional Accountability Center
• Patrick Carolan, executive director, Franciscan Action Network
• Delvone Michael, senior political strategist, National Working Families Party
• Maura Cowley, national resistance director, Sierra Club5.
• Anthony Robinson, director of training and public engagement, Truman National Security Project
WHERE: Lafayette Park, White House
Pennsylvania Ave NW & 16th Street Northwest