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Anti-Trump Protest Planned for Flemington's Historic Courthouse Today

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In February, protestors gathered at the old Historic Courthouse to oppose Trump’s Executive Order banning entry for 90 days from seven Muslim-majority countries. Credits: Curtis Leeds / TAPinto Flemington-Raritan file photo
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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The old Historic Courthouse on Main Street here will be the backdrop of a protest planned for this afternoon.

Several Hunterdon activist organizations will gather in what they call a "Rally for Truth" from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Deborah Kline said in an email that organizer Liz Glyn's purpose is to "show support for and urge Rep. Leonard Lance to call for an independent investigation into Trump’s connections and dealings with Russia."

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Kline said that of particular concern are recent reports that Trump shared classified information with Russian officials during their visit to the White House. The Washington Post broke that news yesterday, but National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster described the Post's story as "false."

There are "ample grounds for an independent, bipartisan committee" to investigate the allegations of "numerous links to Russia," Kline said.

The event is being organized by Indivisible Lambertville/New Hope, Progressive Hunterdon Democrats, Indivisible Garden State Values, Tewksbury Area Indivisible and NJ7 Forward.

Edfitor's note: This article has been updated to include the name of organizer Liz Glyn.

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