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Photos: DC High Heel Race all about impeachment and Trump

Scenes from the 33rd annual race down 17th Street

Only in D.C. will you find people dressing up for Halloween as former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a whistleblower. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Every year at the 17th Street High Heel Race the costumes tend to be political ones that mimic the news of the day. This year it was almost all about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: A man dressed as a whistleblower wears boots that read “impeach” as he participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A man dressed as a whistleblower wears boots that read “Impeach” as he participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday night. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: A man dressed President Donald Trump participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A person dressed as baby Trump while holding a Vladimir Putin doll walks in the costume parade before the start of the race. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: A man dressed as a whistleblower participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A whistleblower walks in the costume parade. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: A person dressed up as climate activist Greta Thunberg participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
There was even a Greta Thunberg costume at the race. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 29: A person dressed in drag participates in the costume parade before the start of the 33rd Annual 17th Street High Heel Race on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
A person dressed in drag strikes a pose during the costume parade. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

 

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