Two organizations identified with this flank of the party -- the radical groups Code Pink
and IfNotNow -- waged a high profile campaign to get the freshmen representatives to boycott the trip.
As part of an initiative they are calling "People Over Pentagon," 22 left-leaning groups--which include Code Pink
, Greenpeace USA and MoveOn.org--sent a letter to each of the Dems vying for the nomination that said: "Pentagon spending has spiraled out of control.
Both pro- and anti-Trump activists had packed the National Mall for hours before the speech, with the group Code Pink
bringing both a large "Baby Trump" balloon and a large statue meant to depict Trump tweeting on the toilet.
The anti-war group Code Pink
meanwhile staged an anti-Trump rally in the National Mall.
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the Code Pink
movement, had planned to be in Havana on July 4 to protest the Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba.
Dallas, TX, May 22, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Code Pink
At its peak, about 50 people from three groups occupied the Venezuelan Embassy, according to Medea Benjamin, a co-founder of Code Pink
, one of the groups involved.
When Abrams was speaking, Ariel Gold, Code Pink
's national co-director, stood up with a sign reading "No Coup in Venezuela".
Peace activist group Code Pink
reacted to Trump's decision with, "Interesting how liberals and folks on right gang up on Trump for doing something smart: pulling US troops out of Syria.
One is the liberal organization Code Pink
which published a video on Facebook in which copies of the fake paper were seen handed out.
Likely because we now have Code Red, Code Black, Code Pink
, and the occasional "code brown," the origins for "code blue" have been lost to time and replaced with tight definitions in policies, protocols, and guidelines.
Benjamin founded Code Pink
organization, whose name came from the colors the American government used to indicate the level of danger after the 9/11 attack.