DURHAM (WTVD) — Hours after President Donald Trump sang the praises of the GOP-backed tax overhaul plan that took a big step forward in Washington Wednesday, protesters in Durham were singing a different kind of tune to anyone driving by willing to listen.

“This is what democracy looks like,” said Suzanne Macdonough, one of the small contingent of protestors decked out in Christmas wear trying to get the attention of shoppers near Southpoint Mall.

They are part of the group, Protecting Progress in Durham.

“Every single one of us is representing thousands and thousands of North Carolinians who would be hurt by this tax scam.”

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They sang “tax scam carols” as they urged people to line up against this major piece of legislation.

Durham demonstrators sing “tax scam carols” near Southpoint Mall to protest GOP tax overhaul bill gaining momentum in Washington. #abc11pic.twitter.com/kFkdJXzMAg

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“What we really want people to understand is this is supposed to be a season of giving but the only giveaway that’s happening here is a giveaway to the ultra-wealthy,” argued Eleanor Wortman.

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