Several thousand protesters, an ethnically mixed crowd of all ages including members of Pittsburgh’s tight-knit Jewish community, held an anti-Trump rally about a block away from the synagogue just as his visit began, singing Old Testament psalms and carrying signs with such slogans as “We build bridges not walls.”
One group of demonstrators chanted, “President hate, leave our state,” while others yelled, “Words have meaning.”
The above is an edited for brevity version of the original Reuters article.
(Reporting by Jessica Resnick-Ault and Steve Holland, additional reporting by Barbara Goldberg in New York and Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan in Washington)
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