America Gives Trump an Earful at 'Not My President's Day' Rallies

President Donald J. Trump

In New York, television production manager Nova Calise - one of the organizers of a Not My President's Day protest near Central Park - explained to USA Today what it meant to say that Donald Trump is not her president.

After Trump's executive order barring travelers from Muslim-majority countries was announced, protesters took to airports to repudiate the president's actions.

He added, he doesn't understand why so many people are against Trump, who has similar views as numerous protesters.

FOX6 News spoke with several protesters, who said they're concerned about the future of our country. "I feel like this whole movement in general has been successful".

- Thousands of protesters are expected to participate in anti-Trump rallies in Philadelphia and around the nation on this federal holiday as part of the "Not My President's Day" movement.

"We would like this administration to know that we do not stand for or support these hateful policies that are being put in place", Khavafipour says. They add he's also trying to follow up on his campaign promise to build a wall along the Mexican border, a wall that no one wants, and using tax money to pay for it.

"It's not well-advertised; that's the problem", said the 60-year-old D.C. resident, who demonstrated and marched with her dog, Wheaton.

"I've never seen a President work as hard", Suber said.

On a day typically reserved for celebrating America's past leaders, many Americans hit the streets this President's Day in protest of our current one.

A small but unruly group of protesters faced off with police in downtown Portland, Oregon.

"I came to support my President", Pro Trump Rally Attendee, June Suber said.

Rebecca Wolfram of Chicago, who is in her 60s, said concerns about climate change and immigrant rights under Trump prompted her to start attending rallies.

Organisers of the NY rally said they opposed Mr Trump's agenda, including proposed cuts in federal spending and construction of a wall along the border with Mexico.

"Not My President's Day" rallies were held across the United States, including in Trump's hometown of NY.

He didn't address the rallies, but did tweet "HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY - MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" along with another tweet reiterating his claim that Sweden is being hurt by immigration.