Nationwide Anti-Trump Protests Rocking the U.S.
Thousands across major US cities have been protesting the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US president. Demonstrators reportedly burned flags and smashed store windows. Dozens of arrests have been made following the rallies.
About 1,800 people joined an anti-Trump rally near Trump International Hotel and Tower, chanting “No Trump! No KKK! No racist USA.”
“I’m just really terrified about what is happening in this country,” 22-year-old Adriana Rizzo in Chicago told Reuters.
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LA authorities have started taking people into custody, LAPD Officer Tony Im told the Los Angeles Times.
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At least 30 people have been arrested at demonstrations in Columbus Circle and Trump Tower in New York, police said, as cited by NBC 4 news.
Activists smashed store windows and attacked an abandoned police car in downtown Oakland, California. Protestors also smashed the windows of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and started a fire on the ground floor of the building.
There have been scenes in the streets of people burning trash bins. They also smashed the windows of an abandoned police cruiser and, according to social media reports, set the vehicle on fire.
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There was also another flag burning in Washington, DC.
So this is now happening. pic.twitter.com/kfapVoNIB7
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Protesters set an effigy of Trump on fire at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
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Protesters marching through NewYork. #TrumpProtest
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