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Hundreds protest Trump outside Greenbrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (AP) -

President Donald Trump's address to Republican congressmen at The Greenbrier resort in southern West Virginia has drawn several hundred protesters with signs and chants criticizing him and calling for living wages, protecting Medicaid and Medicare, defending immigrants and decrying hate speech.

Corralled by dozens of West Virginia State Police troopers, who blocked the entrances to the resort, the demonstrators marched more than a half-mile along White Sulphur Springs' main street.

They generally kept to the sidewalk and listened to a handful of speakers allowed by troopers to set up outside the Greenbrier's main gate. The crowd then dispersed back down the street to the buses and cars that brought them.

Angus MacIvor, carrying a "No Hate in My Holler" sign, says Trump is doing damage to the poor and dispossessed.

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