While Trump golfs away his summer, progressive organizations are calling on activists to let their members of Congress know whats what

I know what you did … and it is summer

The sun is shining, Congress has packed up and Donald Trump has started his 17-day stint at his New Jersey golf resort.

But the resistance doesnt do vacation.

Indivisible and NextGen America have teamed up this summer to give activists an action plan. The progressive organizations say the recess for Congress is no reason for activists to take a break from holding their elected officials accountable.

Both Indivisible and NextGen have created a series of videos showing actions progressives can take in August. Indivisible even has a specific section guiding people to events this month.

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August recess is constituents biggest moment to demonstrate their power and make their voices heard, Leah Greenberg, Indivisibles co-executive director, told Teen Vogue.

By following the tips in these videos, constituents can make sure their members of Congress know that, no matter where they are, back home in the state or [in the] District, youre always there to hold them accountable, Greenberg added.

Hannity ban-nity

Activists are trying to push Fox News to fire host Sean Hannity for his promotion of a conspiracy theory about the recent death of Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee staffer.

Hannity has been heavily criticized for circulating a disproven theory that Rich, shot dead in Washington DC in July 2016, had provided DNC emails to WikiLeaks.

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And Hannitys resistance to facts has prompted the launch of firehannity.org by Democratic Coalition, a progressive group. The website makes it easy for activists to email, call and tweet about the companies advertising on Hannitys show businesses including Alfa Romeo and Mercedes-Benz and urge them to drop their spots.

A similar strategy contributed to Fox News April firing of Bill OReilly in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.

Sanders for kids

Bernie Sanders has a new book coming out this month a title that aims to educate youthful readers.

The Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution promises to educate young people about his 2016 campaign and organizing in general.

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