President Donald Trump was greeted by throngs of protesters as he returned home to New York City on Saturday touting the Senate’s passage of a historic tax package.
Video showed the protesters as the president’s motorcade passed by chanting “lock him up,” “shame on you,” “racist” and “traitor.”
The protesters also used a chant Democrats have been using for decades in which they only change the name of person they chant against, “hey hey, ho ho, Donald Trump has got to go.”
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The president is in town to attend a series of fundraisers and is being accompanied by White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, The Hill reported.
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The protesters confronted the president one day after his former National Security Adviser, Gen, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating alleged ties between the president’s campaign and Russia.
It also came the same day that the president scored a major legislative victory when Senate Republicans passed a tax bill after midnight.
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