Demonstrators marched in cities across the United States to protest against Republican Donald Trump’s the new U.S. president, blasting his controversial campaign rhetoric about Muslims, immigrants and other groups.
In Oakland, California Protesters were seen throwing objects at police in riot gear and smashed windows at a CVS drug store . Police responded by throwing chemical irritants at the protesters, according to report.
Thousands of protesters,in New York, filled streets in midtown Manhattan as they made their way to Trump Tower, Trump’s gilded home on Fifth Avenue. Hundreds of others gathered at a Manhattan park shouting “Not my president.”
About 1,800 people in downtown Chicago, gathered outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower, chanting phrases like “No Trump! No KKK! No racist USA.”
Chicago police closed roads in the area, impeding the demonstrators’ path. There were no immediate reports of arrests or violence there.
“I’m just really terrified about what is happening in this country,” said 22-year-old Adriana Rizzo in Chicago, who was holding a sign that read: “Enjoy your rights while you can.”
There was shooting with multiple victims near the scene of anti-Trump protests in Seattle. Police said the shooting was unrelated to the demonstrations.
Protesters railed against Trump’s campaign pledge to build a wall along the border with Mexico to keep immigrants from entering the United States illegally.
In Philadelphia, Boston and Portland, Oregon,hundreds also gathered on Wednesday evening, and organizers planned rallies in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Oakland, California.
In the United States demonstrators marched in cities across to protest against Republican Donald Trump’s surprise U.S. presidential election win,blasting his controversial campaign rhetoric about immigrants, Muslims and other groups.
In Austin, the Texas capital, about 400 people marched through the streets, police said.
No representative of Trump campaign responded promptly to requests for comment on the protests.Trump, however,said in his victory speech he would be president for all Americans, saying: “It is time for us to come together as one united people.”