We Asked True Believers Outside Trump Tower: What If He Loses?

Their answers were…interesting.

 

On Election Day, a small crowd of Trump’s true believers gathered outside the GOP nominee’s Manhattan residence and office tower on Fifth Avenue for one last noisy show of defiance and joy to cheer on their candidate. “He does love women! He loves me!” said Cindy Hall, holding signs and grinning ear-to-ear.

New Yorkers—mostly anti-Trump—pushed their way through the crowded sidewalk as tourists gawked and took selfies. The colorfully dressed and raucous Trump supporters were penned into a small barricaded area guarded by police. I wanted to know: What happens if he loses? Will the movement he created continue? Watch the responses above.

 

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