Anti-Trump protesters take to the streets for third night

Demonstrators protest in response to the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States in PhiladelphiaBy Javier Galeano MIAMI (Reuters) – Protesters demonstrating against the election of Donald Trump gathered in several U.S. cities for a third night on Friday, hours after the president-elect praised their “passion”. Thousands took to the streets in Miami, Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, voicing anger at Trump’s inflammatory and often deeply controversial campaign rhetoric about immigrants, Muslims and women. In downtown Portland, protesters blocked traffic and threw objects at police dressed in riot gear who responded with pepper spray and flash-bang devices.

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