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News :: Politics
Downing Street Memo rally in DC Thursday
14 Jun 2005
Here's the alert:
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On Thursday June 16, 2005, Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House
Judiciary Committee, and other Congress Members will hold a hearing on the
Downing Street Minutes and related evidence of efforts to cook the books on
pre-war intelligence. (Time and place yet to be determined.)



Later on the same day at 5:00 p.m. ET in Lafayette Square Park, in front of the
White House, a large rally will support Congressman Conyers who plans to deliver
to the White House a letter addressed to President Bush and signed by over
500,000 Americans and at least 94 Congress Members. The letter asks the
President to respond to questions raised by the Downing Street Minutes.



Among those speaking at the hearings will be: Joe Wilson, Former Ambassador and
WMD Expert; Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA analyst who prepared regular Presidential
briefings during the Reagan administration; Cindy Sheehan, mother of fallen
American soldier; John Bonifaz, renowned constitutional lawyer and co-founder of
AfterDowningStreet.org.

Among those speaking at the rally will be: Congressman Conyers and various other
Congress Members, Cindy Sheehan of Gold Star Families for Peace, John Bonifaz of
AfterDowningStreet.org, Ray McGovern former CIA analyst, Medea Benjamin of
Global Exchange, Rev. Lennox Yearwood of Progressive Democrats of America,
Stephen Cleghorn of Military Families Speak Out. More information, and flyers
promoting the rally, are available at www.afterdowningstreet.org

Flyers to print, copy, and distribute widely:

http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/downloads/rally.pdf

LOCAL RALLIES PLANNED AROUND COUNTRY

Supporters of this campaign are independently organizing rallies on Thursday at
locations around the country.

http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=

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Time & place for Conyers hearing
14 Jun 2005
HEARINGS ON DOWNING STREET MINUTES SET FOR 1 PM THURSDAY

Hearings to be held at DNC because Republicans Denying Democrats Use of Rooms on
Hill

On Thursday June 16, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in the Wasserman Room at 430 S Capitol
St. SE, Washington, D.C., Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House
Judiciary Committee, and other Congress Members will hold a hearing on the
Downing Street Minutes and related evidence of efforts to cook the books on
pre-war intelligence.

The hearings are being held at the Democratic National Committee because the
Republicans controlling the House Judiciary Committee refused to permit the
ranking Democratic Member to use a room on the Hill.
http://www.thehill.com/thehill/export/TheHill/News/UndertheDome/index.ht
Nonetheless, Republicans are welcome to attend.