“I don’t know if we’re sending a message explicitly to president trump, but I think we’re sending a message to everyone that sees our signs," he continued.
Hagge said his efforts aren’t necessarily backed by a local organization. Instead, he texted a group of his friends and asked them to join him. Benjamin Rangel is one of those friends who answered the call, but Rangel said standing together today isn’t just about resisting the president and his policies.
“When it comes down to it," Rangel said.
"You need to show up at the poles you need to show up at the primaries because every opportunity you have to vote is an opportunity to protest in some way," he continued.
But not everyone is protesting the president —
“We are ecstatic about everything President Trump has done for everyone," Pat Kraft said.
In fact, as Kraft headed to rub elbows with the commander-in-chief during his fundraiser at the Pfister, she said as a Milwaukeean she’s proud to welcome President Trump into town.