WUSA 9 video covers press conference held Dec. 7 by attorneys from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and activists from the ANSWER Coalition about the NPS and Trump PIC omnibus blocking permit that violates free speech rights.
The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights attorneys said Wednesday.
Attorneys from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund along with activists organizing demonstrations during and after Donald Trump's Inauguration held a press conference this morning demanding access to sites in Washington, D.C., for protests.
Newly released documents from the General Services Administration (GSA) obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund through a public records request and lawsuit provide new insight into Donald Trump's repeated claims about the success of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, a lawyer who frequently argues on behalf of First Amendment rights, said the Park Service had stonewalled her efforts to look at the permit applications but that Trump appeared to be relying on public resources to “sanitize their event from the reality of public dissent.”