Petition to Rename Trump Tower’s Address to “Obama Avenue” Gains Momentum

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A new viral petition aims to protest President Donald Trump in a unique way: by renaming the New York City block where Trump Tower is located after former President Barack Obama.

The MoveOn petition, which wants to rename part of Fifth Avenue “President Barack H. Obama Avenue,” is gaining steam. As of today, the petition has more than 430,000 signatures. The petition will be delivered to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council.

The petition asks that the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets be renamed after the former Democratic president for “saving our nation from the Great Recession; serving two completely scandal-free terms in office; and taking out Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind September 11th, which killed over 3,000 New Yorkers.”

It was launched by Elizabeth Rowin, who lives in Los Angeles, in December. Rowin…

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