#TheResistance … this won’t stop! It will follow Drumpf wherever he goes! You reap what you sow!!
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Trump and the GOP plotted in Philly to repeal Obamacare. The resistance was waiting.
Philadelphia — It’s not clear why the Republican Congressional delegation — which met Thursday at the Loews Hotel to discuss dismantling the Affordable Care Act, among other priorities — chose Philadelphia as the location for its post-inauguration retreat.
Admittedly, President Donald Trump won the state of Pennsylvania, but Philadelphia voted 82% for Hillary Clinton, and is a reliably blue city with an independent streak and a personality that sometimes belies its nickname as the “city of brotherly love.” As a sign on a street vendor’s cart during the Republicans’ visit put it, “Yo Trump, fuck you, from the city of brotherly love.”
In that spirit, several thousand demonstrators packed Thomas Paine Plaza in the shadow of City Hall. They streamed in, bearing printed signs proclaiming “Don’t Repeal the ACA” along with…
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