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Libby Schaaf, Oakland's anti-Trump, anti-ICE mayor, facing election rivals who focus on local issues

FOX News

Reaction on'Hannity' after Oakland mayor warns illegal immigrants about upcoming ICE raids. Controversial Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland, Calif., is touting her opposition to President Trump's policies against illegal immigration -- while mayoral challengers criticize her for the city's homelessness problem and its high cost of living. Schaaf, a Democrat who captured headlines earlier this year after tipping off local illegal immigrants to a planned raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, is facing challenges from three other candidates as she seeks re-election Nov. 6. "I also am proud when we stood up to Donald Trump when he came for people in our community," Schaaf said, drawing applause, as she debated her election rivals Wednesday, according to the Bay Area's FOX 2. "I also am proud when we stood up to Donald Trump when he came for people in our community." She boasted that her anti-Trump record and opposition to federal immigration policies made her a target of the administration.


Donald Trump's victory sets off protests on both coasts

Associated Press

Madeline Lopes, left, and Cassidy Irwin, both of Oakland, march with other protesters in downtown Oakland, Calif., early Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump's victory set off multiple protests. Madeline Lopes, left, and Cassidy Irwin, both of Oakland, march with other protesters in downtown Oakland, Calif., early Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump's victory set off multiple protests.


Protesters set fires, vandalize businesses as anger over Trump win explodes in several U.S. cities

The Japan Times

CHICAGO, OAKLAND CALIFORNIA – Demonstrators angry about the election of Donald Trump smashed windows and set garbage bins on fire early Wednesday in downtown Oakland, California, joining protesters elsewhere in the country who swarmed streets in response to the election. Other protests were generally peaceful. In Oregon, dozens of people blocked traffic in downtown Portland and forced a delay for trains on two light-rail lines. Media reports said the crowd grew to about 300 people, including some who sat in the middle of a road. The crowd of anti-Trump protesters burned American flags and chanted, "That's not my president."


Shouts of 'Not my president!' in California, following Trump victory

PBS NewsHour

A woman passes burning garbage during a demonstration in Oakland, California, following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. Moments after Donald Trump's stunning victory over Hillary Clinton for the White House, protests erupted in California and other states, including people crying "Not my president!" The Los Angeles Times and other media outlets reported anti-Trump protesters amassing around the campuses of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and UC San Diego, among others. In Oakland, the overnight protests led to a partial closure of the Bay Area Rapid Transit, or BART, the Times reported. Photos and videos on social media captured the protesters marching and yelling "Whose got the power?


Donald Trump's win sparks protests in New York, Chicago

Al Jazeera

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in US cities to protest against Republican Donald Trump's surprise victory in the presidential election, blasting his campaign rhetoric around immigrants, Muslims and other groups. Some burned a US flag as they reached the Trump Tower, while other chanted, "Not my president". In Chicago, roughly 1,000 people attempted to gather outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower downtown while chanting phrases like "No Trump! Chicago police closed roads in the area, blocking the demonstrators' path. Protesters railed against Trump's campaign pledge to build a wall along the border with Mexico to keep out undocumented immigrants and other policies perceived as affecting people of colour.