White House accuses media of show low figures at inauguration
President Donald Trump and the White House say that the media figures on the number of people at the inauguration was present, distorted have shown and to have low estimated.
According to Trump, it looked like “one and a half million people were”. White House spokesman, Sean Spicer, joined here later on Saturday. He accused the media too low a number to show.
“This was the largest audience that ever witnessed an inauguration,” said Spicer in a short press conference. “These attempts to see the enthusiasm about the inauguration to reduce its shameful and wrong,” he said.
Spicer accused news organizations, among other things, the tweeting of photos that have large empty spots were to be seen on the National Mall during the ceremony Friday. Often was, a picture of the inauguration of Barack Obama, placed, in which the burst of the people.
Worldwide, nearly a million people take to the streets after inauguration Trump
According to the city council of Washington D. C. was the inauguration of Barack Obama in 2009, the busiest ever recorded. About 1.8 million people were present to see how Obama sworn in was to be president. Aerial photos of Trump’s inauguration demonstrate less large crowds than in 2009.
According to Spicer, that no questions of journalists answered, were the 720.000 available spots for The u.s. Capitol are filled during the swearing in of Trump. He also know no official figures to have. “No one had numbers.”
Spicer: “There is in the media a lot is said about the responsibility to Donald Trump accountable. I am here to say that it works in two directions: we are going to the press is also responsible.”
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Saturday exceeded the number of participants in the protest march against Trump in Washington, and exceeded the number of attendees at his inauguration on Friday. At hundreds of places in the world were demonstrators in the streets.
According to American media were worldwide more than 2.5 million people on the streets to express their displeasure about Trump to make known. In Washington, tried to estimate that against the half a million people will continue to move through the streets of the city.
Both Trump as Spicer went on the protest marches or the number of participants.
Worldwide protests against inequality and intolerance
Hundreds of thousands of women worldwide are demonstrating Saturday against inequality and intolerance on the occasion of the inauguration of the American president Donald Trump.
An estimated three thousand women gathered on the Museumplein in Amsterdam in the framework of the ‘Women’s Marches’ on Saturday in several countries are held.
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Worldwide, according to the organization behind the protest, approximately one million women to participate in 670 such marches.
The European marches were also taking place in Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Vienna and Geneva. Also in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand were thousands of women on the street.
Trump should the presidential election have won, he got the net almost 3 million votes less than his opponent Hillary Clinton.
The biggest demonstration takes place in Washington, DC. There, according to the BBC, around two hundred thousand demonstrators expected.
Some of the protesters fear that Trump a lack of respect for women or for sexual minorities.
Others denounced the derogatory comments of the president about immigrants and muslims.
icipants were asked a hat with kattenoortjes to carry as a reference to images during the elections uitlekte, in which Trump suggested that, as a celebrity can get away with a sexual assault. “You can put them in the cat grab, you can do anything,” he said.
From various surveys indicate that between 32 and 44 percent of Americans have confidence in Trump; the lowest score since fifty years.
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