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'#MarchForTruth' Kicks Off Demonstrations Over Russia Probe

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By    |   Saturday, 03 Jun 2017 12:19 PM

Protesters gathered in New York City's Foley Square on Saturday to participate in a weekend demonstration against President Donald Trump called "#MarchForTruth," The Hill reported.

New York is one of 150 cities across the country expected to participate in the rally, and protesters were also gathering on Saturday at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

Their objectives as outlined on Twitter call for an independent commission, which must operate with "transparency," to investigate ties between Trump and Russia. They are also calling on Congress to force the president to release his tax returns, and are seeking prosecution for "any crimes or collusion" uncovered.

One Twitter comment on the #MarchForTruth handle said, "Donald Trump believes in a sad, small-minded America... That is exactly what (Russian President) Vladimer Putin wants."

Marchers held a long banner which proclaimed "We Demand the Truth" and one protester held a sign of Putin wearing a red "Make America Great Again" cap.

Controversies have swirled around the Trump White House during his presidency regarding claims of collusion between his campaign and Russian officials and questions surrounding the president's firing of James Comey as FBI director last month.

Several committees in Congress are conducting investigations into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the Department of Justice named former FBI Director Robert Mueller "special counsel" in its own probe.

Trump has denied the allegations, calling them "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history."

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Protesters gathered in New York City's Foley Square on Saturday to participate in a weekend demonstration against President Donald Trump called "#MarchForTruth," The Hill reported.New York is one of 150 cities across the country expected to participate in the rally, and...
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