On Saturday, January 21, the day after Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States, hundreds of thousands of women converged on Washington D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. DC was the lead city among many others across the nation and around the world that hosted throngs of people who joined the Women’s March to show their solidarity against four coming years of erosion directed at the rights of women.
Plunderbund was on the ground in Washington to cover the estimated half-million person turnout that included women and men of all ages who brought their children to an outpouring filled with passion and emotion.
Bethany, a massage therapist from Columbus, Ohio, was there to tell 60 Seconds Ohio in her own words why she made the trek from Ohio’s capital city to the nation’s capital city.
CNN reported that more than a million Americans took to the streets of the United States to protest Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. That number, the news network said, does not include the tens of thousands of marchers who showed up in Washington D.C. Tens of thousands more showed up in Ohio cities, including Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus.
Meanwhile, President Trump continued his attack on the media, disputing attendance figures for his inauguration that aerial photographs, and crowd scientists, clearly showed were lower than the Women’s March on Washington as well as President Obama’s first inaugural.
Plunderbund had reporters on the ground in Washington D.C. in the middle of the colorful crowd that marched from the National Mall to the Ellipse at the White House, shouting and chanting all the way.
And we’ll leave you with this great video of Ohio Democrats at the march…
— Ohio Dems (@OHDems) January 21, 2017