SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — 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 Washington Street in San Francisco with signs urging obstruction at a formal Q and A.

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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.

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And 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 Policy 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.

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She said she would try to set something up the next time she is in the Bay Area.