Hundreds of demonstrators protesting US President Trump and his administration have gathered outside the White House to “confront corruption and demand democracy.”
Organizers of the three-day “Confront Corruption: Demand Democracy” rally, which attracted even more protesters on Wednesday night, accused government officials of working “for personal and financial gain rather than for the welfare of American people.”
The protests began on Friday, after 12 Russians were indicted by the US for running an alleged hacking campaign to help Trump win the 2016 US presidential election.
Many of the protesters carried signs that accused the president of “collusion” with Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin.
Just a day earlier, the Lafayette Park outside the White House became the scene of another major protest against Trump’s performance in his recent meeting with Putin.
The Monday meeting between Trump and Putin in the Finnish…