Daily White House protests against Trump enter third week
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Daily protests outside the White House that began during President TrumpDonald John TrumpJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki have reached their third week of nightly demonstrations.

The protests began on July 16 after Trump made controversial comments he later clarified that appeared to support Russia's denial of election meddling over the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies.

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Former Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJudge rules to not release Russia probe documents over Trump tweets Trump and advisers considering firing FBI director after election: WaPo Obama to campaign for Biden in Florida MORE adviser and protest organizer Adam Parkhomenko tweeted Thursday noting the protests had entered day 18 of continuous gathering, as dozens of demonstrators prepared to gather for another night of demonstrations featuring local bands.

"Today is Day 18 of protests at the #KremlinAnnex. 7:30 PM. 30% chance of rain. 100% chance of protests," he tweeted.

Another former Clinton campaign adviser, Philippe Reines, told The Washington Post that the “common denominator” shared by protesters gathering in front of the White House was a desire to see accountability from leadership in the Trump administration.

“There’s a sense if you don’t do it, it’s not going to get done,” he said Thursday.

Parkhomenko added in comments to the Post that he wants to see Trump removed from office over his campaign's alleged ties to Russia, which are currently being investigated by the special counsel office.

“The umbrella is Putin and Russia,” Parkhomenko said. “Our ultimate goal is to get this guy out of office.”

The former Clinton adviser, whose father is Ukrainian, said he thought protests outside of the White House would be more effective than similar anti-corruption demonstrations in his father's home country.

“We have an opportunity to use our voice in a very different way than those in Ukraine,” Parkhomenko said. “Where in the world can you literally set up outside where the head of country lives with a sign that says ‘Treason?’ ”

The White House has so far declined to comment on the nightly protests. Trump on Thursday evening was in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for a campaign rally for Republican Senate candidate Rep. Lou BarlettaLouis (Lou) James Barletta10 bellwether counties that could signal where the election is headed Bottom Line Ex-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs MORE.