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More than 300,000 sign petition to rename Trump Tower street after Obama

Reuters Aug 16, 2019, 11.15 AM (IST)

A MoveOn.org petition to rename part of the street right outside of Trump Tower in New York to "President Barack H. Obama Avenue" has amassed over 300,000 signatures. Elizabeth Rowin was inspired to create the online petition because of a tweet she saw that said it would be "hilarious to rename Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower after Barack Obama." In recent days, the petition jumped from 70,000 signatures to over 312,000.