Lobbyists Stand Ready To Help Donald Trump Drain The Swamp

Lobbyists Stand Ready To Help Donald Trump Drain The Swamp

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 What would they be draining it of, exactly? Themselves?

11/10/2016 06:07 pm ET | Updated 3 hours ago

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump ran as an outsider with a populist message, promising to shake up Washington and remove the corrupt insiders and “drain the swamp.”

And lobbyists, those notorious swamp creatures, are ready to help him do it.

“Trump has pledged to change things in Washington — about draining the swamp,” former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.), who now works at the lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs, told The New York Times. “He is going to need some people to help guide him through the swamp ― how do you get in and how you get out? We are prepared to help do that.”

Few people know the swamp better than Lott. He served in Congress from 1989-2007.

The New York Times reports that K Street is thrilled that Trump and Republicans did so well Tuesday, “seeing great opportunity to shape the agenda after an extended period of frustration over gridlock in Congress.”

Lobbyists could hold a significant amount of power in a Trump administration. Trump has no government experience, and since much of the GOP establishment opposed his candidacy, many of his closest advisers are also outsiders who don’t know much about Washington. That leaves a big opening for lobbyists to influence his agenda.

Trump has also proposed term limits for members of Congress as part of his effort to drain the swamp. But as Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate, told The Huffington Post, what proposals like that do is make lobbyists more powerful since they know the system better than anyone else:

I interact with a lot of state legislators who are in states where there’s term limits. And here’s what they say to me: “OK, it sounds good, but boy, I tell ya, you do term limits, then the only people who don’t have the terms are the lobbyists.”

And so the permanent institutional expertise class is now no longer the legislators, it’s the lobbyists who don’t have term limits and are there forever.

It sounds good, but I think if you do term limits, you would really increase the power of lobbying. If you want to decrease the power, you can do revolving door stuff or you can do campaign finance reform, which is what we really want to do. And that would be more likely to check lobbyists’ power than term limits.

There are also plenty of lobbyists on Trump’s transition team, according to an organization chart obtained by Politico.

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Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

 The Wildfire is an opinion platform and any opinions or information put forth by contributors are exclusive to them and do not represent the views of IJR.

Liberals have absolutely lost it. On media, at businesses, in colleges, and now on the streets nationwide.

After being whipped up into a frenzy by a media desperate to further demonize the GOP candidate into losing to the unpopular and flawed Hillary Clinton, her supporters are not coming to grips with the prospect that America is not going to be run “the liberal way” much longer.

One of the issues is that city residents tend to be much more liberal, and there is a major disconnect with the rest of the nation, which overwhelmingly voted for the Republican Party and for Trump.

In any event, they’re not happy. In cities across the nation they are hanging Trump in effigy, burning American flags, showcasing vulgar signs [profanity warning], and cursing Donald Trump before he’s even had a day in office.

NEW YORK

Protesters marched on Trump Tower, shouting epithets like “Fuck your tower! Fuck your wall!”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A demonstrator waved an upside-down flag, which is typically reserved for military distress signals in times of grave danger.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Classic messages like the civil rights-era slogan “We shall overcome” were brought out in opposition to Trump’s victory.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While more vulgar and direct messages were sent to the president-elect.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity.) Protestors rally against Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton backers ironically couldn’t accept that Donald Trump had won, after the candidate was savaged by the liberal press for not conceding during the third presidential debate that he would necessarily accept an election defeat.

People take part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on November 9, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)Image Credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

These protesters in New York City gathered around to burn an American flag.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Protestors burn an American flag on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While others hanged Donald Trump in effigy, arguably suggesting that the presidential candidate be lynched.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Ironically, there were some in attendance at the protests that made the argument that “Love Trumps Hate.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Feminist protesting was a common theme at the political demonstration, in opposition to a candidate who was accused of sexual assault and groping several women. Those charges were tried in the court of public opinion as a media-launched “October surprise” against the candidate.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity) Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Women held hands and chanted in New York, some of them holding sassy references to Trump’s line, “Grab ’em by the pus*y.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some women held variations of the tea party-favorite Gadsden Flag with the new slogan, “Don’t Grab on Me.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some protesters apparently brought their babies to the wild demonstration.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

SEATTLE

In Seattle, Washington, protesters flooded the streets to express their dismay at Donald Trump’s election.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Chelsea Crispin (C) of Seattle, Washington, joins thousands of protesters marching down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

There were screams of primal rage as liberals poured into the streets to vent their frustration.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Sasha Savenko (C) and Sydney Kane (C, Right), both students at the University of Washington, join thousands of protesters march down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

A street-level look at the protests:

Hundreds gathered at the anti-Trump demonstration.

DENVER

In Denver, Colorado, there were peaceful protests in opposition to the Trump election.

It appears that the spates of protesting are largely in solidarity with the major U.S. protests in New York, Seattle and Chicago.

CHICAGO

Thousands of Chicagoans “shut down” the city, according to reports. Chanting on the Loop proceeded to the Trump Hotel on Wabash Ave.

The protest was so massive it significantly blocked traffic.

It was sprawled across the entire downtown area of Chicago.

Chants of “Not my president!” rang out into the autumn air.

Once again, demonstrators wielded feminist themes against the candidate.

The protesters’ march was reportedly a mile long on the Loop.

These protests were in addition to walkouts across California, mobs at numerous college campuses, and planned protests for tomorrow, such as in Baltimore.

It’s only just beginning, folks.

via Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

 The Wildfire is an opinion platform and any opinions or information put forth by contributors are exclusive to them and do not represent the views of IJR.

Liberals have absolutely lost it. On media, at businesses, in colleges, and now on the streets nationwide.

After being whipped up into a frenzy by a media desperate to further demonize the GOP candidate into losing to the unpopular and flawed Hillary Clinton, her supporters are not coming to grips with the prospect that America is not going to be run “the liberal way” much longer.

One of the issues is that city residents tend to be much more liberal, and there is a major disconnect with the rest of the nation, which overwhelmingly voted for the Republican Party and for Trump.

In any event, they’re not happy. In cities across the nation they are hanging Trump in effigy, burning American flags, showcasing vulgar signs [profanity warning], and cursing Donald Trump before he’s even had a day in office.

NEW YORK

Protesters marched on Trump Tower, shouting epithets like “Fuck your tower! Fuck your wall!”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A demonstrator waved an upside-down flag, which is typically reserved for military distress signals in times of grave danger.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Classic messages like the civil rights-era slogan “We shall overcome” were brought out in opposition to Trump’s victory.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While more vulgar and direct messages were sent to the president-elect.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity.) Protestors rally against Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton backers ironically couldn’t accept that Donald Trump had won, after the candidate was savaged by the liberal press for not conceding during the third presidential debate that he would necessarily accept an election defeat.

People take part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on November 9, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)Image Credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

These protesters in New York City gathered around to burn an American flag.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Protestors burn an American flag on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While others hanged Donald Trump in effigy, arguably suggesting that the presidential candidate be lynched.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Ironically, there were some in attendance at the protests that made the argument that “Love Trumps Hate.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Feminist protesting was a common theme at the political demonstration, in opposition to a candidate who was accused of sexual assault and groping several women. Those charges were tried in the court of public opinion as a media-launched “October surprise” against the candidate.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity) Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Women held hands and chanted in New York, some of them holding sassy references to Trump’s line, “Grab ’em by the pus*y.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some women held variations of the tea party-favorite Gadsden Flag with the new slogan, “Don’t Grab on Me.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some protesters apparently brought their babies to the wild demonstration.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

SEATTLE

In Seattle, Washington, protesters flooded the streets to express their dismay at Donald Trump’s election.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Chelsea Crispin (C) of Seattle, Washington, joins thousands of protesters marching down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

There were screams of primal rage as liberals poured into the streets to vent their frustration.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Sasha Savenko (C) and Sydney Kane (C, Right), both students at the University of Washington, join thousands of protesters march down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

A street-level look at the protests:

Hundreds gathered at the anti-Trump demonstration.

DENVER

In Denver, Colorado, there were peaceful protests in opposition to the Trump election.

It appears that the spates of protesting are largely in solidarity with the major U.S. protests in New York, Seattle and Chicago.

CHICAGO

Thousands of Chicagoans “shut down” the city, according to reports. Chanting on the Loop proceeded to the Trump Hotel on Wabash Ave.

The protest was so massive it significantly blocked traffic.

It was sprawled across the entire downtown area of Chicago.

Chants of “Not my president!” rang out into the autumn air.

Once again, demonstrators wielded feminist themes against the candidate.

The protesters’ march was reportedly a mile long on the Loop.

These protests were in addition to walkouts across California, mobs at numerous college campuses, and planned protests for tomorrow, such as in Baltimore.

It’s only just beginning, folks.

via Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

 The Wildfire is an opinion platform and any opinions or information put forth by contributors are exclusive to them and do not represent the views of IJR.

Liberals have absolutely lost it. On media, at businesses, in colleges, and now on the streets nationwide.

After being whipped up into a frenzy by a media desperate to further demonize the GOP candidate into losing to the unpopular and flawed Hillary Clinton, her supporters are not coming to grips with the prospect that America is not going to be run “the liberal way” much longer.

One of the issues is that city residents tend to be much more liberal, and there is a major disconnect with the rest of the nation, which overwhelmingly voted for the Republican Party and for Trump.

In any event, they’re not happy. In cities across the nation they are hanging Trump in effigy, burning American flags, showcasing vulgar signs [profanity warning], and cursing Donald Trump before he’s even had a day in office.

NEW YORK

Protesters marched on Trump Tower, shouting epithets like “Fuck your tower! Fuck your wall!”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A demonstrator waved an upside-down flag, which is typically reserved for military distress signals in times of grave danger.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Classic messages like the civil rights-era slogan “We shall overcome” were brought out in opposition to Trump’s victory.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Hundreds of protestors rallying against Donald Trump gather outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While more vulgar and direct messages were sent to the president-elect.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity.) Protestors rally against Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton backers ironically couldn’t accept that Donald Trump had won, after the candidate was savaged by the liberal press for not conceding during the third presidential debate that he would necessarily accept an election defeat.

People take part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on November 9, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)Image Credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

These protesters in New York City gathered around to burn an American flag.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Protestors burn an American flag on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower, November 9, 2016 in New York City. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in the early hours of the morning in a widely unforeseen upset. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

While others hanged Donald Trump in effigy, arguably suggesting that the presidential candidate be lynched.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Ironically, there were some in attendance at the protests that made the argument that “Love Trumps Hate.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Feminist protesting was a common theme at the political demonstration, in opposition to a candidate who was accused of sexual assault and groping several women. Those charges were tried in the court of public opinion as a media-launched “October surprise” against the candidate.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains profanity) Anti-Trump protesters gather in a park as New Yorkers react to the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States on November 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in an upset to become the 45th president. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Women held hands and chanted in New York, some of them holding sassy references to Trump’s line, “Grab ’em by the pus*y.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some women held variations of the tea party-favorite Gadsden Flag with the new slogan, “Don’t Grab on Me.”

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Some protesters apparently brought their babies to the wild demonstration.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 3: A group of protestors, comprised mostly of women, rally against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of Trump Tower, November 3, 2016 in New York City. Election Day is less than a week away in the United States, where citizens will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to become the next president. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Image Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

SEATTLE

In Seattle, Washington, protesters flooded the streets to express their dismay at Donald Trump’s election.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Chelsea Crispin (C) of Seattle, Washington, joins thousands of protesters marching down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

There were screams of primal rage as liberals poured into the streets to vent their frustration.

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 09: Sasha Savenko (C) and Sydney Kane (C, Right), both students at the University of Washington, join thousands of protesters march down 2nd Avenue on November 9, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Demostrations in multiple cities around the country were held the day following Donald Trump's upset win in last night's U.S. presidential election. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)Image Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images

A street-level look at the protests:

Hundreds gathered at the anti-Trump demonstration.

DENVER

In Denver, Colorado, there were peaceful protests in opposition to the Trump election.

It appears that the spates of protesting are largely in solidarity with the major U.S. protests in New York, Seattle and Chicago.

CHICAGO

Thousands of Chicagoans “shut down” the city, according to reports. Chanting on the Loop proceeded to the Trump Hotel on Wabash Ave.

The protest was so massive it significantly blocked traffic.

It was sprawled across the entire downtown area of Chicago.

Chants of “Not my president!” rang out into the autumn air.

Once again, demonstrators wielded feminist themes against the candidate.

The protesters’ march was reportedly a mile long on the Loop.

These protests were in addition to walkouts across California, mobs at numerous college campuses, and planned protests for tomorrow, such as in Baltimore.

It’s only just beginning, folks.

via Hillary Supporters Stage Massive Anti-Trump Election Protests in Cities Across the Nation

 

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Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

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The “conspiracies” were true, and the mainstream media lied to you to about everything. Wikileaks has a 10-year record of never releasing a single falsified document, and is not connected to Russia. Everything they released were the actual e-mails of Hillary Clinton and her campaign staff.

via Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

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