Protestors gather outside Trump Tower as president comes home

Siobhán Brett reports from the scene outside Trump Tower as thousands of people gathered to protest at the US President's response to the recent violence in Charlottesville

Demonstrators at a previous protest outside Trump Tower Pic: Getty

The killing last Saturday of 32-year-old paralegal Heather Hayer in Charlottesville, Virginia, has brought into sharp relief the state of race relations in the United States under its 45th president,Donald Trump.

Hundreds of white nationalists and had congregated in Charlottesville for an aggressive, war-mongering rally with the specious title “Unite the Right”. Many of those in attendance were armed. The rally – claimed by organisers to be the largest of its kind in ...