There are over 500 separate rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump planned across the U.S. Tuesday night ahead of the full House vote on impeachment.
These rallies — and planned counterprotests — speak to an impassioned yet highly divided electorate.
A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds Americans’ views of impeachment divided and unchanged: 48% of the country opposes the impeachment of President Trump, while 47% supports it.
So what compels people on both sides to hit the streets?
Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley checks in with organizers from both sides in Pennsylvania’s first congressional district in Bucks County, a swing district where Hillary Clinton narrowly won in 2016 but where Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick still holds a seat and is set to vote “no” on impeachment.
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.
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