Trump’s opponents staged a mass protest during the celebrations in Washington: «This is only the beginning»

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Washington on inauguration day 45 of the President of the United States, are opposed to the initiatives announced by the representatives of the administration of Donald trump, curtail social programs, and have signs of racism. The protesters placed their pickets, mainly near special points, to the attention of the guests of the ceremony, reports «UKRINFORM»

Americans believe that the political divisions in the United States reached its peak

«We came to the protest along with a coalition of «ANSWER Coalition», which is part of a powerful movement in the United States against war and racism. Our goal today is to bring people together and show America and the world that in the first day of the presidency, trump we are willing to resist its policies and to organize people for this», — said the representative of the ANSWER Coalition David Havranek.

He noted that their action, which brought to Washington thousands of members of the coalition, did not attempt to stop the inauguration. «This action is only the beginning, however, the real beginning of a great movement and the expansion of our coalition,» said the activist. He stressed that his organization wants to convey to the new administration, the protest, and will continue to fight against the announced initiatives that threaten affordable education and health insurance for the poor.

At the protests the day of the inauguration came as the activists of the organization «Black Lives Matter» («black Life matters»), which opposes violence against the black population and police killings of African Americans. They handcuffed themselves to the iron fences.

Besides, there were organized separate protests of the LGBT community.

In General, according to activists took to the streets, representatives of nearly a dozen coalitions, uniting the separate organization of the protest movement. It is expected that after the inauguration, during the weekend, in mass demonstrations will be attended by hundreds of thousands of people.

There were clashes with police, during which law enforcement officers used pepper gas and water hoses, informs Sky News.

«About 150 protesters took part in clashes with police near the branch of Bank of America and one of McDonald’s restaurants. The police used pepper gas to subdue the protesters,» — said in the message.

As noted, the protesters also smashed Windows on the streets of parked cars.

95 people were detained.

Riot police tried to prevent demonstrators into the streets, which runs the route of the presidential escort.

According to The Washington Post, during clashes were injured one policeman.

Yesterday the American TV channel CNN has posted a video on YouTube about the complications with the presidential powers in the case of the death trump, and the first persons of his team during today’s inauguration.

Americans believe that the political divisions in the United States reached its peak

86% of Americans believe that the internal political division in the United States reached the highest level in the country’s history.

This was reported in the survey conducted by the research center Pew Research center and published on Twitter BBC.

In chasnosti, in 2004 the figure was 66%, in 2009 — 46%, in 2014-m to year — 81%.




Trump’s opponents staged a mass protest during the celebrations in Washington: «This is only the beginning» 21.01.2017

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