Anti-Trump Protesters in Downtown L.A. Project Message to President in Lights

Tudor Popescu stands in front of a projection he created in protest of President Donald Trump on March 13, 2018. (Credit: Melissa Etehad / Los Angeles Times)

Tudor Popescu stands in front of a projection he created in protest of President Donald Trump on March 13, 2018. (Credit: Melissa Etehad / Los Angeles Times)

A few hundred protesters assembled outside the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown Hotel on Tuesday night as they awaited the expected arrival of President Trump, who attended a fundraiser in Beverly Park earlier in the evening.

Chants of “Not my president, not my system” echoed down the block as curious bystanders stood nearby.

Tudor Popescu, 38, brought a projector to cast “Oppose Racism. Oppose Trump” in bright lettering on Figueroa Tower across the street from the hotel. Trump has frequently been the target of strongly worded messages projected onto the Washington, D.C., hotel bearing his name.

Popescu, a software engineer, said he spent the day protesting in Beverly Hills and traveled with about 15 other protesters on a bus to downtown L.A.

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