A former adviser to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonProminent Putin critic: If Trump turns me over, I’m dead Dems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia Trump tweets old video of Clinton talking up ‘a strong Russia’ MORE introduced a hip hop band and dancers to the White Home for the fifth night time of a multi-day protest on Friday.
Adam Parkhomenko has been organizing the “Occupy Lafayette Park” protests since President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL freezes policy barring players from protesting during anthem McConnell spokesman on Putin visit: ‘There is no invitation from Congress’ Petition urges University of Virginia not to hire Marc Short MORE’s controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
Footage captured from the Friday protest exhibits protesters standing alongside the White Home fence holding indicators that learn “Treason” because the hip hop band performs.
Dwell on the White Home https://t.co/qLCDsDuErS
— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 20, 2018
— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 21, 2018
For the primary night time of protests, a whole bunch of individuals got here to “welcome” Trump again from Helsinki, Finland, on Monday night time and have been returning to the park each night time since, ostensibly to maintain Trump from getting night time’s sleep.
The president shouldn’t be on the White Home this weekend. He left for his New Jersey golf membership earlier on Friday.
Parkhomenko’s protest is predicted to advance into its sixth day on Saturday night time.
On Thursday night time, Parkhomenko introduced out opera singers to carry out the nationwide anthem. And the night time earlier than that, he organized an 18-person Mariachi band to play on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Just a few excessive profile names, together with Alyssa Milano and Stormy Daniels’s legal professional, Michael Avenatti, in addition to Rep. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroProtests erupt outside of White House as Trump returns from Putin summit RAICES to offer crowdfunded million as bond to have detained mothers released Dem after visiting Texas migrant kids tent camp: This is ‘part of a morally bankrupt system’ MORE (D-Texas), joined the protest earlier this week.
Parkhomenko mentioned on Twitter he’s nonetheless looking out for bagpipers, faucet dancers, puppeteers and knowledgeable auctioneer “that may verbally reenact outdoors the White Home every little thing necessary Trump is freely giving to the very best bidder” for the protests.
I’m on the lookout for knowledgeable auctioneer that may verbally reenact outdoors the White Home every little thing necessary Trump is freely giving to the very best bidder. In case you have suggestions let me know!
— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) July 19, 2018
The protest arrives because the president continues to face backlash for showing to facet with Putin over his denial of interfering within the 2016 election through the convention on Monday. Trump later mentioned on Tuesday that he misspoke, that means to say he did not see any motive why the Russians “wouldn’t” be behind election interference, relatively than “could be.”