Chelsea Clinton attended a massive protest against President Trump’s immigration ban in New York City on Sunday afternoon.
Chelsea, the daughter of Trump’s democratic challenger, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE, and former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonFive takeaways from Arizona's audit results Virginia governor's race enters new phase as early voting begins Business coalition aims to provide jobs to Afghan refugees MORE, tweeted from the protest.
“#NewYork #NoBanNoWall,” she wrote alongside a photo of the protest, which included one sign with her mother's “Love trumps hate” slogan from the 2016 campaign.
The former first daughter used Twitter on Saturday and Sunday to retweet posts against Trump’s 90-day ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, including New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing that he would attend the march in Battery Park in New York City on Sunday afternoon.
I'll be joining New Yorkers at Battery Park this afternoon to stand up for our city's values. See you there.— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 29, 2017
Hillary Clinton tweeted her support for demonstrators on Saturday evening.
“I stand with the people gathered across the country tonight defending our values & our Constitution. This is not who we are,” she tweeted late Saturday evening.
I stand with the people gathered across the country tonight defending our values & our Constitution. This is not who we are.— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 29, 2017
Thousands of protesters gathered at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport in New York on Saturday night to protest Trump’s executive order, which resulted in several refugees and foreign visa holders being detained at the airport.
Ten people were still detained there airport as of Sunday afternoon.
Protests continued to erupt across the U.S. on Sunday. Hundreds gathered outside the White House on Sunday to protest the executive order while Trump and White House staff watched the film "Finding Nemo."
Trump signed an executive order Friday to require thorough vetting of refugees coming to the U.S. The order also prohibits Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. for an indefinite amount of time.