Republican group asks 'what is Trump hiding' in Times Square billboard

An anti-Trump Republican group launched a billboard in Times Square asking “What is Trump hiding?” as the impeachment process presses forward with a House vote on articles later this week.

The New York City billboard, announced on Monday, from the group Republicans for the Rule of Law follows similar ads featured in about a dozen GOP-controlled congressional districts around the country. 

The ad features an image of Trump with his finger to his mouth, as well as four current and former administration officials who have been tied to the impeachment process with duct tape over their mouths: Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Senate deadlocked on relief measures The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden vs. Trump as Sanders exits race GOP rep calls for US to bring international case against China over coronavirus MORE, former national security adviser John BoltonJohn BoltonChina sees chance to expand global influence amid pandemic Trump ignores science at our peril Bolton defends decision to shutter NSC pandemic office MORE, acting chief of staff Mick MulvaneyMick MulvaneyOne year in, Democrats frustrated by fight for Trump tax returns Meadows joins White House in crisis mode Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House MORE and Trump’s personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump: Tough times but progress being made Giuliani touts experimental coronavirus treatment in private conversations with Trump Trump team picks fight with Twitter, TV networks over political speech MORE

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“What is Trump hiding? America needs the whole truth,” the ads read. 

The ad comes as Trump faces two charges in the articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. 

House Democrats have railed against the Trump administration for blocking witnesses from testifying as well as failing to provide evidence as part of the inquiry. 

Republicans for the Rule of Law has been pressing GOP members to take the impeachment inquiry seriously. 

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