Transcript for Anti-Trump Protests Sweep the Nation for a Second Night, Trump Calls Them 'Unfair'
To begin with continue protests sweeping the country in the wake of the election about a 185. People were taken into custody in Los Angeles today. Following the latest round of anti trump demonstrations one woman arrested here in Manhattan. In Portland Oregon police and why it here used rubber bullets and stun grenades to trying cleared dozens of protesters. Donald Trump responding on Twitter first riding professional protesters in cited by the media are protesting very unfair. He later tweeted outs a change of hearts. Praising the group of protesters in ABC's ABC news reform RC Gonzales joins us now with the very latest on this Marcy. Gillian David across the country thousands of people were involved in these protests as word about them spread on social media most of the demonstrations were peaceful including one here in New York but as you mentioned. That was not the case everywhere. A second night of anti trend protests in cities across the. Okay. Some turning violent in Portland police say a rally. Usual riot when demonstrators started vandalizing vehicles in building. And blocking this. And the major freeway in Los Angeles was shut down by crowds of people angry about the election result. I have one message front and it would be happier than people and we wouldn't and they want our voices be heard and we will not stand. Donald Trump responded on Twitter first rating last night just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters incited by the media are protest and very unfair. Then changing his tune this morning tweeting. Love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country we will all come together and be proud of trump now backing New York City where concrete barriers and sanitation trucks serving as barricades are set up outside of its home at trump tower and a no fly zone is in place within a two mile radius authorities working to overcome the challenge of protecting the president elect in the nation's busiest city. How do you build a secure bubble around him. What he's several feet in the year with other potential buildings. Where snipers somebody else could potentially place themselves. And like at the White House there is now 24 hour Secret Service coverage throughout trump tower whether trump is there are not. Meanwhile more protests across the country are planned for tonight. Drilling right thank you Marcy the lead singer of the Harlem gospel choir is under arrest accused of assaulting a trump supporter. During the anti trump demonstrations to car McLaughlin. Was arrested a short time after performing at the Plaza Hotel or family says she and a friend walk past the protests in front of trump tower. When a trump supporters soon they were protesters and followed them calling them the N word. They say when the man began pushing them Laughlin shot the man to the ground. Two young women. You know doing that harass and Caldwell touch and then do this is you know this is just ridiculous. My question sort of police was why is this young black woman in shame cause. In this white men standing there receiving medical attention. He was antagonizing. Her so why is he free why's he not in handcuffs. The 74 year old trump supporter suffered a cut on his head. McLaughlin is expected to be arraigned this afternoon.
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