Thousands march in U.S. cities against Trump presidency

Demonstrators gather at the Utah State Capitol building in protest to the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.By Alexander Besant and Olga Grigoryants NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Chanting “Not my president” and “love trumps hate,” thousands of demonstrators took the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday to protest against President-elect Donald Trump, who they say threatens their civil and human rights. The biggest rallies were in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, where organizers said they wanted to build on the momentum after several nights of protests triggered by the real-estate mogul’s surprise win in Tuesday’s presidential election. In New York, several thousand protesters marched peacefully up Fifth Avenue past its glitzy store fronts, some already bearing Christmas decorations, before filling the streets at the foot of Trump Tower, the president-elect’s skyscraper home.

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