On the president’s 100th day in office, demonstrators descended on Washington in an attempt to drown out the administration’s climate change deniers. - From https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/us/politics/peoples-climate-march-trump.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0
Starting at the foot of the Capitol, the protesters marched to the White House, surrounding the mansion while President Trump was inside on his 100th day in office.
Alphonse LeRoy, a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, said he had traveled to Washington with so-called water protectors like himself who had spent time protesting the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.
Trump has appointed one of the chief antagonists of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, as its administrator and proposed slashing its budget by nearly a third, more than any other federal agency.
"Shame, shame" pic.twitter.com/7XACSbTJzG For organizers, the demonstrations offered a chance to assess the progress and setbacks since the first People’s Climate March in New York City in 2014.
That march, organized by many of the same groups to urge international leaders to take collective action, predated both the Paris accord and many of Mr.