National Street Rallies Protest Trump Victory

Trump The morning after Election Day smacked Democrats with a combination of shock and sadness.Donald Trump would be the next US President. For thousands, disappointment turned to protest as Hillary Clinton supporters channeled their disbelief into a single defiant message.

 “Not my President,” they chanted. “Not today.” In response to Trump’s victory, a shocking win fueled by the rural roar of te America, tens of thousands in at least 25 US cities — including New York and Nashville, Chicago and Cleveland, San Francisco and Seattle — shouted anti-Trump slogans, started fires, and held candlelight vigils to mourn the result.

Many of those demonstrations continued early Thursday morning and led to dozens of arrests. “People are furious, not just at the results of the election, but the rhetoric of Donald Trump,” Ahmed Kanna, an organizer for Social Alternative Berkeley, told CNN’s Don Lemon.