Donald Trump’s surprise election victory remains a bitter pill for many Americans to swallow as hundreds of protesters continued their third night of protests in Miami, Florida and Atlanta.
In Miami hundreds of protesters marched peacefully holding up anti-Trump banners with some reading’ NOT MY PRESIDENT’ and ‘DUMP TRUMP’ as the police looked on.
Protesters in downtown Atlanta cited a list of objections to Trump’s campaign rhetoric and allegations that he sexually abused women and bragged about it.
Thousands of people have been taking to the streets in at least 10 U.S. cities from Boston to Berkeley, California, chanting “not my president” and “no Trump,” since Tuesday’s White House upset.
Trump initially dismissed the crowds on Twitter, calling them “professional protesters incited by the media, but later reversed course, saying he admired their “passion.”
Some 59.5 million Americans voted for Trump, fewer than the 59.7 million who cast ballots for Clinton, but Trump grabbed more electoral college votes to secure his position as president.
More anti-Trump demonstrations are planned for the weekend. Trump however takes office on Jan. 20, succeeding President Barack Obama.