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As Obama’s Final Term Nears End, Uncertainty Reigns as Trump Prepares to Take Office

By Jeremy Lazarus


obama-trump( –President-elect Donald Trump has jangled nerves with his unexpected Election Day victory and his appointment of a firebrand arch conservative, former Richmonder Steve Bannon, as his chief strategist.

Protests featuring chants of “Not my president” broke out in Richmond and other cities as disappointed supporters of defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton took to the streets in the days following the election to register their disapproval of the outcome.

Donald Trump spent the past week solidifying his White House transition team. On Monday, thousands of students in Los Angeles and other cities walked out of schools to demonstrate against the appointment of Mr. Bannon, joining an array of critics in Congress and elsewhere who fear Mr. Bannon could lift the white nationalist movement and Ku Klux Klan sympathizers into the top levels of the Trump White House.

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