Before Donald Trump arrived in Manhattan, there was a heavy police presence around Trump Tower and the Peninsula Hotel, where the president was scheduled to meet Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. There were lots of barricades in the streets, even though no protesters had showed yet:
As were lots of his detractors. Most New Yorkers are against Trump, and there were protesters lining the streets around the Intrepid in both directions:
Some of the costumes were pretty impressive:
Other protesters were there to make a point about the healthcare bill:
As attendees for the black-tie event showed up, they were heckled:
Hundreds of demonstrators were chanting "shame, shame, shame" as these people walked past on the other side of the barricades:
There were some Trump supporters around, and police moved them to a separate area, presumably to cut down on the possibility of conflict:
Trump eventually did arrive at the Intrepid. This was as close as I could get. I think at this point he has to be used to people yelling at him.