Tens of thousands people to the cry: ‘Not My President’ took to the streets across the US to protest against the election of Trump. In New York and Chicago the two most impressive events . But protests in Seattle, Portland, Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Austin too.
Outside the White House in Washington, a crowd of people gathered to express their anger and frustration over the defeat of Hillary Cinton, invoking the name of Barack Obama. Among the slogans chanted by the crowd of protesters’ Not my President ‘and “Hey Hey Ho Ho Donald Trump has to go’.
The Day after
So America has woken up the “day after” Trump’s victory and today he will be received at the White House by Barack Obama for the start of a handover that in the United States it lasts over a month and will end on 20 th January. Reevaluating Trump’s victory today the stock markets are closing positively after yesterday collapse.
At least 30 people were arrested in Manhattan where a massive demonstration against Donald Trump took place. In thousands, despite the rain, they gathered in Union Square, and then they marched toward Midtown until the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, where is the home of the new US president. Traffic paralyzed for hours in the area.
Tension and arrests in Columbus Circle, situated in the North of Central Park, where is located the Trump Hotel skyscraper. The whole area of the new president’s residence, the hearts of shopping and tourism in Manhattan, is heavily fortified. All flights over the area have been prohibited. Loaded dump trucks lined Fifth Avenue for two blocks outside Trump Tower as a form of protection and dozens of agents some in riot gear. They also preside the entrance to the residence of Trump family.
What will happen
As mentioned, today Trump will be received at the White House by Barack Obama. A meeting that will be used to begin the handover in America lasts more than a month. It will be a transition period in which the new president will have to form a new government and to choose who to put in key positions in the administration. Then, concluded the electoral process with the installation of the new Congress and the vote of the electors, the day of the entrance of Donald Trump and Melania new first lady in the White House, January 20 next.
Waiting Trump there will be a ‘friend’ Congress. Because from Election Day exit polls it is also a landslide victory for the Grand Old Party, which maintains control of the House of Representatives and the Senate too.