Thousands of people gathered in spontaneous protests to block President Donald Trump’s motorcade in Pittsburgh, notes CNN (more video below).
Trump came to the city despite pleas from the mayor that he stay away until the dead were buried from the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue on Oct. 27 that took 11 lives.
Washington Post reporter Phil Rucker told MSNBC that Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh is a “huge embarrassment” because the mayor and Governor Tom Wolf refused to meet Trump:
He made such a big deal about President Obama going overseas when sometimes the red carpet wasn’t rolled out to him. He’s now going to Pittsburgh without any carpet at all.
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