Police showed up in riot gear, keeping their distance as anarchists burned American flags.
Patriot Prayer’s “Freedom March” started at Salmon Street Springs where counterprotesters gathered as well in part to speak out against Trump.
“It’s the (former FBI Director) James Comey firing, it’s the attitude towards immigrants. That’s something that really gets me going,” Steve Gerken, an anti-Trump protester, told a KATU reporter. “You and me, we’re here because when our ancestors were immigrants they were welcomed.”