Protests rage on across the country for the third weekend in a row

By Kaileen Gaul for DailyMail

Protester waves an American flag in front of the Supreme Court during a protest about President Donald Trump's recent executive orders in Washington. Photo / Alex Brandon
Protester waves an American flag in front of the Supreme Court during a protest about President Donald Trump's recent executive orders in Washington. Photo / Alex Brandon

Protests against Donald Trump's administration continued on Saturday.

The demonstrations have been going on for eight days since he signed the travel ban barring immigrants from seven countries from migrating to the US.

Federal judge James Robart issued a ruling on Friday that temporarily halted Trump's order banning travelers and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, reports the Daily Mail.

Though the US state department has reversed the cancellations of visas for foreigners, there are still many protests against the ban Saturday. Trump has given no indication that he will ease up on the restrictions for many residents and had criticized the judge.

Thousands turned out to protests in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Boulder, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Owensboro, Kentucky.

Los Angeles International Airport is expecting hundreds of protesters later today and many have started to trickle in.

In New York City, there is a LGBT Solidarity Rally at Stonewall Inn to protest the commander and chief. The protest started at 2pm and #WeResist was trending in New York City by 2.30pm.

Protesters also turned out in Chicago to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. Trump signed an executive order to continue construction on the pipeline that was previously halted because of protesters.

Next Sunday there is a Facebook event to 'moon' Trump Tower with more than two thousand people saying they will attend.

Last night protesters took to a wall near the Washington Monument to write messages of resistance to Trump. This morning, people in Washington, D.C. gathered outside of the White House.

It isn't just the coastal cities that are continuing to resist. Today there were marches in Boulder, Kentucky and Philadelphia.

On Twitter, Trump is resisting against those resisting. Yesterday he tweeted: "Professional anarchists, thugs and paid protesters are proving the point of the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"


Credit: Twitter / @realDonaldTrump

Whoever Trump thinks is paying these protesters must be rich because there are even hoards of resistance movements across the pond.

Just within the past 24 hours, there have been protests in London, Paris, Manchester, Bristol, Canada and Berlin to name a few. Most of these are specifically in regards to the travel ban.

A furious Trump fired off a series of tweets on Saturday morning as major airlines started allowing passengers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen to fly to U.S. cities if they had valid visa documents.

Tracy Johnson, from New York, who was living in an apartment damaged during the 9/11 attacks holds a placard as she takes part in a protest march. Photo / AP
Tracy Johnson, from New York, who was living in an apartment damaged during the 9/11 attacks holds a placard as she takes part in a protest march. Photo / AP

"When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety &.security - big trouble!" Trump tweeted.

"Interesting that certain Middle-Eastern countries agree with the ban. They know if certain people are allowed in it's death & destruction!"

"The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!"

"What is our country coming to when a judge can halt a Homeland Security travel ban and anyone, even with bad intentions, can come into U.S.?"

People march to voice their disapproval of President Trump in Boulder. Photo / AP
People march to voice their disapproval of President Trump in Boulder. Photo / AP

"Because the ban was lifted by a judge, many very bad and dangerous people may be pouring into our country. A terrible decision."

The U.S. State Department announced it would be reversing visa cancellations for foreigners to comply with the judge's ruling. The Department of Homeland Security also said it was suspending any action from the executive order.

- Daily Mail

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