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Protesters get ready in case Trump fires Mueller

WASHINGTON - Organizers have stashed bullhorns in apartments and offices near Manhattan's Times Square. They've stockpiled hot chocolate mix and sleeping bags in Salt Lake City. And they've started arranging carpools in Houston.

Across the country, activists are making plans, collecting supplies and raising money to swiftly launch hundreds of street protests if President Donald Trump fires Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel who has been investigating the Trump administration.

"The last thing we want is to be caught unprepared," said Elizabeth Beavers, a Washington-based policy manager for Indivisible, one of several liberal groups involved in the protest plans.

"We're on red alert," agreed Zac Petkanas, a Democratic consultant working with the organizers.

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