SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) —Â U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein got an earful from progressives in her hometown who want her to put up a strong stand against Donald Trump.
About 200 demonstrators stood on a sidewalk along WashingtonÂ Street in San Francisco with signs urging obstructionÂ at a formal Q and A.READ MORE: Former Theranos Lab Director Continues Testimony
People sometimes interrupted Feinstein (D-CA), saying her opposition to the administration so far has not been strong enough.
Feinstein has built a reputation in the Senate as a moderate, who is willing to cross the aisle and compromise.READ MORE: State Sen. Wiener's Recovery Incentives Act Would Pay Meth Addicts to Stay Sober
AndÂ on Friday, she said she intends to work with Republicans whenever possible, but she also had pointed criticism for the President’s executive orders.
“Which have been to a great extent poorly thought out and many of them probably won’t stand a court test or test of time,” she said.
Most of the questions at the Public PolicyÂ Institute of California were pre-selected and protesters said they want Feinstein to hold a wide open town hall, something she has never done as a senator.MORE NEWS: Lead Utility Regulator Overseeing PG&E Announces Resignation
She said she would try to set something up the next time she is in the Bay Area.