‘Everyone’s coming for him’: Ladies march on Washington DC with a message for Trump

'Everybody's coming for him': Women march on Washington DC with a message for Trump

In Washington DC we witnessed a wave of opposition – a ladies’s march with a message for the president.

“He ought to stand down, he ought to watch his again ‘cos everyone’s coming for him,” Tiffany Jones mentioned.

She and her 20-year-old daughter had pushed to the capital to hitch hundreds of others calling on folks to vote Donald Trump out the White Home.

“My rights have been extra violated within the final 4 years than they’ve in my lifetime and I do not need to see that proceed for an additional 4 years. That may be horrible for ladies on this nation,” Tina Atwell instructed me as she handed out posters and masks declaring “depend on us to combat” and “depend on us to win”.

Protesters march during a Women’s March advocating for women's rights on October 17, 2020 in Los Angeles, California
There have been marches throughout the US, together with this one in Los Angeles

The protest introduced collectively folks from totally different teams, together with Black Lives Matter demonstrators, pro-choice campaigners and people combating for ladies’s rights.

“That is what democracy appears to be like like,” they chanted and “Donald Trump get out” as they marched previous his lodge.

The resentment is not new – a day after President Trump’s inauguration in 2017 hundreds of thousands gathered throughout the US to voice their anger.

For them, 4 extra years is not an possibility.

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“We’re going to vote to help an administration that we will maintain accountable, that can take heed to us and that can really take heed to the agenda of the American folks,” mentioned Tabitha St Bernard-Jacobs, deputy director of the Ladies’s March.

Polls present Joe Biden remains to be main within the presidential race and suburban ladies might be a significant impediment to Mr Trump’s return to the White Home.

In Pennsylvania this week, the president tried to get them on aspect.

“Suburban ladies, would you please like me?” he mentioned to delighted supporters, “Please. I saved your rattling neighbourhood, okay?”

However protesters aren’t satisfied. Amongst their issues is Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court docket, which has left many fearing abortion rights are underneath menace.

Women's protest in Washington DC
Donald Trump is attempting to get ladies on aspect however is it too late?

As protesters marched previous the courtroom steps, a small group of pro-life campaigners held placards supporting the president’s choose, prompting offended exchanges as either side confronted off.

“He is essentially the most pro-life president we’ve ever had so I’m in help of him and I’m a supporter of his insurance policies,” mentioned Mallory Finch.

With simply over a fortnight to go till the election, time for motion is operating out for either side.

They know it’s votes not loud voices which is able to determine America’s future.

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