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People Are Staging Major Protests Across The Nation Against A Trump Presidency

It’s been less than a week since Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election and people are protesting in several major cities. Although most of the protests have been peaceful, some have turned violent and been classified as riots. The message these Americans are sending is clear. They are not happy with the outcome.

Los Angeles has been protesting every day since the election results.


There was a march in downtown Los Angeles the very night of the election and protests have been scheduled every night since then with a large-scale march planned for Saturday. Wednesday’s protest saw chaos as anti-Trump protesters vandalized cars and shut down the 101 freeway.

Chicagoans descended onto the city’s Trump Tower to show their dissatisfaction with the election.


Protesters chanted a pro-immigrant chant saying “immigrants are welcome here.”

New York City has also been experiencing anti-Trump protests.


According to the Facebook Event Rally against Trump in NYC!, the protests are designed to “build a movement to fight racism, sexism, and Islamophobia!”

Even states that went red, like Texas, are seeing people take to the street to protest the president-elect.


Much like the other protests, Austinites took to the streets to show the immigrant community that they stand with them. “Say it loud. Say it clear. Immigrants are welcome here,” protesters chanted.

California also witnessed San Franciscans taking to the streets in protest.


During one protest in San Francisco, protesters made it clear they don’t want Trump chanting, “Hey, hey. Ho, ho! Donald Trump has got to go!

Thousands of protesters marched in Seattle during the early morning hours of November 10.


Wow.

Not to be outdone in the state of Texas, Dallasites also marched.

We’re talking hundreds of people.

Bostonians took their disapproval straight to the state house.


The chant in Boston: “Not the nation that I know. Donald Trump has got to go.”

Residents in Boulder took a different approach to their protest and it was not strictly against Donald Trump.


Protesters in Boulder, Colo., focused on the patriarchy rather than the president-elect himself.


READ: Undocumented Immigrants Are Sending A Clear Message To Donald Trump That They’re Here To Stay

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At Least 17 Dead And Hundreds Injured Following Massive Protests Across Colombia

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At Least 17 Dead And Hundreds Injured Following Massive Protests Across Colombia

A massive protest movement that swept across Colombia seems to have paid off – at least in the short term – as President Ivan Duque says that he will withdrawal the controversial tax plan that sent angry protesters into the streets. However, the protests claimed at least 17 victims who died during the unrest and hundreds more were injured.

Now that the president has withdrawn the controverial bill, many are wondering what’s next and will they have to take to the streets once again.

Massive protests claimed the lives of at least 17 people and hundreds more were injured across Colombia.

Unions and other groups kicked off marches on Wednesday to demand the government of President Ivan Duque withdraw a controversial tax plan that they say unfairly targets the most vulnerable Colombians.

Isolated vandalism, clashes between police and protesters and road blockades occurred in several cities on Saturday, and riot police were deployed in the capital.

Rights organization Human Rights Watch said it had received reports of possible police abuse in Cali, and local human rights groups alleged up to 17 deaths occurred.

After a week of protests, the government has shelved the controversial plan.

Faced with the unrest, the government of President Ivan Duque on Sunday ordered the proposal be withdrawn from Congress where it was being debated. In a televised statement, he said his government would work to produce new proposals and seek consensus with other parties and organizations.

President Duque, in his statement, acknowledged “it is a moment for the protection of the most vulnerable, an invitation to build and not to hate and destroy”.

“It is a moment for all of us to work together without paltriness,” he added. “A path of consensus, of clear perceptions. And it gives us the opportunity to say clearly that there will be no increase in VAT for goods and services.”

The tax reform had been heavily criticized for punishing the middle classes at a time of economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. The government introduced the bill on April 15 as a means of financing public spending. The aim was to generate $6.3 billion between 2022 and 2031 to reignite the fourth largest economy in Latin America.

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Federal Investigators Executed A Search Warrant On Rudy Giuliani’s N.Y.C. Home And This Is Just The Beginning

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Federal Investigators Executed A Search Warrant On Rudy Giuliani’s N.Y.C. Home And This Is Just The Beginning

Months of investigations on Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani officially came to a head Wednesday morning.

The former New York City mayor’s dealings with Ukraine officials in 2019 have been under scrutiny for months by authorities who have been investigating allegations Giuliani lobbied for powerful Ukrainian interests. The investigations have also looked into claims that Giuliani also solicited the Ukrainian government for damaging information on President Joe Biden when he was running against Trump in the 2020 election.

There is also the matter of allegations that Giuliani attempted to find information on Biden’s son Hunter, who was part of the board of an energy company in Ukraine.

Federal investigators executed a search warrant on Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan home on Wednesday morning.

The search was part of a criminal investigation into Giuliani‘s activities with Ukraine. According to The New York Times, “Prosecutors obtained the search warrants as part of an investigation into whether Mr. Giuliani broke lobbying laws as President Trump’s personal lawyer.”

Federal agents seized cellphones and other electronic devices as part of the investigation. The search warrant took place around 6 a.m. at Mr. Giuliani’s apartment on Madison Avenue and his Park Avenue office in Manhattan.

The execution of a search warrant against the former president’s lawyer is particularly shocking.

The warrant comes as a major development in the investigation that has been ongoing for some time and examines the former- mayor’s conduct during Mr. Trump’s first impeachment trial.

“It was also a remarkable moment in Mr. Giuliani’s long arc as a public figure,” noted New York Times. “As mayor, Mr. Giuliani won national recognition for steering New York through the dark days after the Sept. 11 attacks, and earlier in his career, he led the same U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan that is investigating him now, earning a reputation as a hard-charging prosecutor who took on organized crime and corrupt politicians.”

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