The New President: Hopes and Fears

NYCity Lens reporters talked Trump with New Yorkers

  1. ‪#Inauguration morning in #TimesSquare, #NYC‬
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    ‪#Inauguration morning in #TimesSquare, #NYC‬ ‪#NYCityLens ‬
  2. Anthony Mussino, 33, came to Donald Trump's inauguration from Brooklyn, New York. "I just want a president who cares about its people", he said.

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    Anthony Mussino, 33, came to Donald Trump's inauguration from Brooklyn, New York. "I just want a president who cares about its people", he said. #washingtondc #nycitylens
  3. "I have a daughter and I'm scared for us. I hope [Trump will] surprise us and show that he's not full of hate. I'm hoping he'll make a difference and stand up for what is right." - Michelle Tennant-Timmons, Harlem, NY 01.19.17 Anti-Trump Rally (Columbus Circle, NY) #trump #photography #rally #protest #newyork #nyc #inauguration #nycitylens #mom #hope #news #breaking #trumptower
    "I have a daughter and I'm scared for us. I hope [Trump will] surprise us and show that he's not full of hate. I'm hoping he'll make a difference and stand up for what is right." - Michelle Tennant-Timmons, Harlem, NY 01.19.17 Anti-Trump Rally (Columbus Circle, NY) #trump #photography #rally #protest #newyork #nyc #inauguration #nycitylens #mom #hope #news #breaking #trumptower
  4. "I'm pro-military so I hope he brings changes to the military," said Jeffrey Charlot, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida who studies engineering at NYU. "I hope he does a great job in office and brings change to this country." #nycitylens
    "I'm pro-military so I hope he brings changes to the military," said Jeffrey Charlot, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida who studies engineering at NYU. "I hope he does a great job in office and brings change to this country." #nycitylens
  5. Hashun and Faranahmed are both 18 and came to Donald Trump's inauguration from Virginia. "I'm afraid that people won't accept change. Because Trump has been elected our president, we as Muslims, have to get behind that", Hashun said.

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    Hashun and Faranahmed are both 18 and came to Donald Trump's inauguration from Virginia. "I'm afraid that people won't accept change. Because Trump has been elected our president, we as Muslims, have to get behind that", Hashun said. #washingtondc #nycitylens
  6. Ale Urruti Heath, 26, is a Latinx designer who joined fellow queer protestors in blocking a security checkpoint early on Friday morning - with glitter, music and dancing. "I'm from Indiana, so... I guess I fear a general backlash against the queer community, less access to medical treatment and more general discrimination ... It feels like we're being attacked on all fronts." #nycitylens #inauguration
    Ale Urruti Heath, 26, is a Latinx designer who joined fellow queer protestors in blocking a security checkpoint early on Friday morning - with glitter, music and dancing. "I'm from Indiana, so... I guess I fear a general backlash against the queer community, less access to medical treatment and more general discrimination ... It feels like we're being attacked on all fronts." #nycitylens #inauguration
  7. This is Gordon Goodman, 22 an aspiring actor from Soho, New York. I asked him what his biggest hope or fear was for the next four years under the Trump administration. "My biggest hope is that not everything falls apart and that the lower class doesn't dwindle away," he said. #trump #inauguration #nycitylens
    This is Gordon Goodman, 22 an aspiring actor from Soho, New York. I asked him what his biggest hope or fear was for the next four years under the Trump administration. "My biggest hope is that not everything falls apart and that the lower class doesn't dwindle away," he said. #trump #inauguration #nycitylens
  8. Asa Lowe, 42, from Brooklyn, is unemployed. He said what messes this country up is ObamaCare. "I have no doubt that Republicans will fix that," he said.  #nycitylens
    Asa Lowe, 42, from Brooklyn, is unemployed. He said what messes this country up is ObamaCare. "I have no doubt that Republicans will fix that," he said. #nycitylens
  9. "The sad, unfortunately, of the fact is that I'm gonna be fine, but not everyone will. And that's completely against everything our country stands for." -Cashel O'Mally, 19 years old, NYU student from Santa Monica, California  #nycitylens
    "The sad, unfortunately, of the fact is that I'm gonna be fine, but not everyone will. And that's completely against everything our country stands for." -Cashel O'Mally, 19 years old, NYU student from Santa Monica, California #nycitylens
  10. Monique Sarquis, 24 is a medical student from the West Village. On the next president she said "I voted for Hillary but I'm scared about his new education pick, I mean it's a person who thinks it's okay to have guns in school..."
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    Monique Sarquis, 24 is a medical student from the West Village. On the next president she said "I voted for Hillary but I'm scared about his new education pick, I mean it's a person who thinks it's okay to have guns in school..." #nycitylens #trump🇺🇸 #inauguration2017 #nyc #newyork
  11. Olufemi Ogunsola, a 29-year-old restaurant server from Nigeria, said he hopes for a better country after President Trump takes over the office. "Let's give him a chance," he said. #nycitylens
    Olufemi Ogunsola, a 29-year-old restaurant server from Nigeria, said he hopes for a better country after President Trump takes over the office. "Let's give him a chance," he said. #nycitylens
  12. "I'm afraid of someone with limited political experience as president," said Jamie Chillis, 37, a cosmetics business owner from England. Visiting NYC for the first time, Chillis said he hopes Trump will be humbled by the people he's working with #nycitylens
    "I'm afraid of someone with limited political experience as president," said Jamie Chillis, 37, a cosmetics business owner from England. Visiting NYC for the first time, Chillis said he hopes Trump will be humbled by the people he's working with #nycitylens
  13. 📍Times Square, New York City • 1.20.17 • I’m a Trump supporter. I’m an attorney back in Naples, I’m hoping he’ll run the United States like a business. I’m hoping that stocks will increase, that jobs will increase. Naples, Florida is apparently 98 percent Republican, when I found out that he won I was very happy. I think it’s time for everyone to come together whether Democratic or Republican, I think we’re all looking for one thing at the end. – Tammy Strohl, Naples, Florida
    📍Times Square, New York City • 1.20.17 • I’m a Trump supporter. I’m an attorney back in Naples, I’m hoping he’ll run the United States like a business. I’m hoping that stocks will increase, that jobs will increase. Naples, Florida is apparently 98 percent Republican, when I found out that he won I was very happy. I think it’s time for everyone to come together whether Democratic or Republican, I think we’re all looking for one thing at the end. – Tammy Strohl, Naples, Florida
  14. "The day after the election, there were attacks on a young Hispanic man in Bronx, which is my neighborhood. White supremacists are coming to our neighborhood. They are racist f* pigs that we don't want here." Jennifer, 50, healthcare administrator #nycitylens
    "The day after the election, there were attacks on a young Hispanic man in Bronx, which is my neighborhood. White supremacists are coming to our neighborhood. They are racist f* pigs that we don't want here." Jennifer, 50, healthcare administrator #nycitylens
  15. "My hope is that we have enough power in the people to make sure we continue the trend of equality and inclusivity. That our voices will be stronger, and the next generation coming in will hold the power of vote more dear to their hearts and it will actually get people out to vote for candidates that will continue to uplift the country rather than create a divisive culture." - Meghan Edwards, 33, Tribeca #inauguration #nycitylens
    "My hope is that we have enough power in the people to make sure we continue the trend of equality and inclusivity. That our voices will be stronger, and the next generation coming in will hold the power of vote more dear to their hearts and it will actually get people out to vote for candidates that will continue to uplift the country rather than create a divisive culture." - Meghan Edwards, 33, Tribeca #inauguration #nycitylens
  16. "I'm scared for who Trump might pick for the Supreme Court and the voices around him," said Josh Smalley, 23, a freelance writer and actor from Washington Heights. Smalley, who voted for Hillary Clinton, says that he is hopeful that President Trump will try to be a moderate president and not give into political pressures from fellow Republicans #nycitylens
    "I'm scared for who Trump might pick for the Supreme Court and the voices around him," said Josh Smalley, 23, a freelance writer and actor from Washington Heights. Smalley, who voted for Hillary Clinton, says that he is hopeful that President Trump will try to be a moderate president and not give into political pressures from fellow Republicans #nycitylens
  17. Meet Victoria Phillips, 36 from Brooklyn. She goes by Ms. V and is a community health and justice organizer at the Urban Justice Center. On her biggest fears over Trump's presidency she said, "I didn't plan the next four years around the outcome of the election. I didn't vote for Clinton or Trump because whoever won I knew they would not support people of color." #nycitylens #trump🇺🇸 #inauguration2017
    Meet Victoria Phillips, 36 from Brooklyn. She goes by Ms. V and is a community health and justice organizer at the Urban Justice Center. On her biggest fears over Trump's presidency she said, "I didn't plan the next four years around the outcome of the election. I didn't vote for Clinton or Trump because whoever won I knew they would not support people of color." #nycitylens #trump🇺🇸 #inauguration2017
  18. "My hope...If he resigns, that'd be amazing (laughs). But I don't think he's gonna do anything good. It's gonna be good for billionaires, but it's gonna be bad for working and poor people." -Daniel Carrillo, 34, South Bronx
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    "My hope...If he resigns, that'd be amazing (laughs). But I don't think he's gonna do anything good. It's gonna be good for billionaires, but it's gonna be bad for working and poor people." -Daniel Carrillo, 34, South Bronx #nycitylens
  19. "I hope he will create more jobs for Americans," said Tal Bntov, 28, a contractor from Israel. "I hope he will learn to be more of a politician and to not act so crazy." #nycitylens
    "I hope he will create more jobs for Americans," said Tal Bntov, 28, a contractor from Israel. "I hope he will learn to be more of a politician and to not act so crazy." #nycitylens
  20. Lisa Broome,55, took a day off from Connecticut to New York City for a day to see Inauguration Day ceremony. She said President Trump is not a valid candidate. "We are supposed to find someone who will speak for all of us, but he cannot even speak for himself," she said. #nycitylens
    Lisa Broome,55, took a day off from Connecticut to New York City for a day to see Inauguration Day ceremony. She said President Trump is not a valid candidate. "We are supposed to find someone who will speak for all of us, but he cannot even speak for himself," she said. #nycitylens
  21. "Trump sounds crazy, but I don't think he is as crazy in reality. I hope for the best." Nancy Estebas, 57, home attendant  #nycitylens
    "Trump sounds crazy, but I don't think he is as crazy in reality. I hope for the best." Nancy Estebas, 57, home attendant #nycitylens
  22. "The heterogeneity. Having people from different beliefs, different countries, different religions that's what makes America great."
-Favio Ramirez Caminatti, 32, Staten Island. Executive Director at El Centro del Inmigrante. #nycitylens
    "The heterogeneity. Having people from different beliefs, different countries, different religions that's what makes America great." -Favio Ramirez Caminatti, 32, Staten Island. Executive Director at El Centro del Inmigrante. #nycitylens
  23. Sandra, 40, Flatbush, Brooklyn: "I'm hopeful that Trump holds no loyalties to anyone but himself which may mean that he doesn't go through with some of the things that he "promised" the American people. I'm fearful that he holds no loyalties to anything but himself because he may destroy a lot of people and things that I care about in the process." #nycitylens #InaugurationDay
    Sandra, 40, Flatbush, Brooklyn: "I'm hopeful that Trump holds no loyalties to anyone but himself which may mean that he doesn't go through with some of the things that he "promised" the American people. I'm fearful that he holds no loyalties to anything but himself because he may destroy a lot of people and things that I care about in the process." #nycitylens #InaugurationDay
  24. "I am a long time Trump supporter. Looking forward to Federal tax cuts." Kyle Hudson, 18, Hudson Community College student #nycitylens
    "I am a long time Trump supporter. Looking forward to Federal tax cuts." Kyle Hudson, 18, Hudson Community College student #nycitylens
  25. When a pair of jeans that cost $20 suddenly becomes $60 because it is Made in America,  how patriotic will u be then?
- Ines Rodrigues
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    When a pair of jeans that cost $20 suddenly becomes $60 because it is Made in America, how patriotic will u be then? - Ines Rodrigues #nycitylens
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