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 TrumpFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's debate showdown Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times IMF's Christine Lagarde delays trip to Middle East 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 ClintonBudowsky: Closing message for Democrats Election Countdown: Dems outraise GOP in final stretch | 2018 midterms already most expensive in history | What to watch in second Cruz-O'Rourke debate | Trump raises 0M for reelection | Why Dems fear Avenatti's approach GOP mocks Clinton after minor vehicle collision outside Mendendez campaign event 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 BarlettaOvernight Health Care — Presented by Purdue Pharma — Trump officials move to require drug prices in TV ads | 4,000 more people lose Medicaid in Arkansas | New top official for Medicaid Election Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight Should we retire the ‘wave' election moniker? MORE.