Police put up security fences around US President-elect Donald Trump's new Washington hotel on Thursday and a line of concrete blocks shielded New York's Trump Tower as students around the country staged a second day of protests over his election.
A day after thousands of people took to the streets in at least 10 US cities from Boston to Berkeley, California, chanting"not my president" and"no Trump," fresh protests were held in Texas to San Francisco.
Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor and a high-profile Trump supporter, called the demonstrators"a bunch of spoiled cry-babies."
"If you're looking at the real left-wing loonies on the campus, it's the professors not the students," Giuliani said on Fox News on Thursday."Calm down, things are not as bad as you think."
The protesters blasted Trump for campaign rhetoric critical of immigrants, Muslims and allegations of sexual abuse of women. More than 20 people were arrested for blocking or attempting to block highways in Los Angeles and Richmond, Virginia, on Thursday.
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