PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Protesters gathered at Philadelphia’s City Hall on Wednesday night to express their displeasure with America’s decision to elect Donald Trump as the next President of the United States.
Trump pulled off a surprising victory on Election Night, proving all of the major polls wrong.
Hundreds of protesters came together for an event held by the Philadelphia Socialist Alternative. Police say they estimate the number to be around 700.
Those assembled began to march on Broad Street, heading town Girard Avenue, causing traffic delays in the area. The group went deeper into North Philadelphia, turning on Lehigh Avenue. As of 10:00 p.m., police said no arrests were made.
Eyewitness News‘ reported that the crowd expressed displeasure for both Republicans and Democrats and that it was made up by a large number of Bernie Sanders supporters.
At one point during the march, protesters stopped to burn the American Flag.