Large Anti-Trump Protests In Philadelphia At GOP Retreat

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Update: Trump protest in Philly at GOP retreat January 26, 2017 from Twitter 

Protests against Donald Trump continued as the president attended the GOP retreat in Philadelphia. The protests began the day before he arrived and continued on Thursday. On Wednesday night the protest was thousands of people participating in an a LGBTQ dance party focused on the undermining of healthcare for their community by the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

On Thursday afternoon the protests grew filling the streets of downtown Philadelphia when Trump arrived at noon. People were protesting a host of extreme right wing issues that Trump and the GOP are pursuing including immigration, healthcare, women’s rights, the drug war and civil liberties, urged tolerance and love as an antidote to hate. Thousands of people filled city blocks around the Loews Hotel. People also protested his executive orders that seek to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone Pipeline as well as Trump’s threats to the environment.