NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urges all Americans to keep protesting Trump to ‘change trajectory of things’

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urges all Americans to keep protesting Trump to ‘change trajectory of things’
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[Ed. – Isn’t that what the American electorate just did?]

Pointing to Donald Trump’s recent comments on abortion and controversial appointment of an extremist right favorite to the White House, Mayor de Blasio on Monday urged all Americans to continue protesting the President-elect.

De Blasio, speaking after days of roiling protests against the country’s yet-to-be-sworn-in 45th president have sprung up in New York and other cities, said resistance is necessary, especially since Trump is likely to lose the popular vote — and therefore doesn’t have a mandate to rule.

“We have to recognize that all over this country, the more disruption that’s caused peacefully … the more it will change the trajectory of things,” said de Blasio in an interview with Hot 97 radio.

Last week, the mayor took a more muted tone in regards to Trump, saying that he hopes he’ll remember the “lessons” of inclusion he learned as a native New Yorker.

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