Former state Rep. Diane Russell addresses a crowd of about 40 at Lobsterman Park in Portland on Monday during a protest against the national emergency declaration made by President Donald Trump on Feb. 15. Russell and other speakers called for a direct response against the declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as other administration actions and policies. The protest was on one of several in Maine and many around the country on Presidents Day. (David Harry / The Forecaster)