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PoliticsTrump's visit to Baltimore to be met with protests

16:17  12 september  2019
16:17  12 september  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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President Trump's visit to Baltimore on Thursday is expected to met with protests in his first visit to the city since blasting the majority-black Congressional district as a "rat and rodent infested mess" where "no human being would want to live" earlier this year.

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A coalition of local groups is planning to hold a protest, titled "Trump out of Baltimore," according to a Facebook page for the demonstration. The groups include "ICE Out of Baltimore," "Peoples Power Assembly Youth Against War & Racism" and one referred to as the "Baltimore Welcoming Committee."

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A series of protests are organized for this weekend during the House Republicans conference and President Donald Trump ' s visit to Baltimore .

First lady Melania Trump took her " Be Best" initiative to the Baltimore area on Tuesday, where she was met with a chorus of boos from Those in the crowd were primarily hospital employees, upset that Melania Trump ' s visit would create a public photo opportunity aligning members of the Trump

An organizer behind the planned demonstration, Miranda Bachman, said in a press statement that the "people of Baltimore, especially young people, are deeply opposed to Trump's policies of racism and division, whether it's his attacks on migrants or refugees or his not so veiled racist attacks on Black and Brown people."

Sharon Black, another organizer who is involved with the Peoples Power Assembly, said that the president's policies are "anti-people, anti-worker and absolutely pro banks and big business; he is ramping up hate to divide people to weaken any movement to oppose the rich getting richer, while the poor are getting poorer."

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"Trump's base of supporters includes not only big oil, bankers and business interests; it also includes neo-Nazis and white supremacists. We need unity and solidarity which is one of the major reasons we are protesting," she added.

"Hey, the real rat is Trump himself!" both organizers also exclaimed in a press release for the event.

As of Thursday afternoon, over 150 people have signed up to attend the demonstration via Facebook. More than 500 people have indicated interest in the protest.

Trump is set to arrive in the city later on Thursday to speak at a GOP House retreat.

The visit is his first time stepping foot in the city since blasting the district as a "very dangerous & filthy place" and its congressman, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D), as a "racist."

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