Pro- And Anti-Trump Rallies Face Off In Hollywood

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The arrests were made after an altercation between pro- and anti-Trump contingents outside a shopping complex at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue and near Trump's star on the Walk of Fame Saturday.

Police separated the two groups after the incident, the only physical confrontation in the otherwise peaceful demonstrations. "I think we should all come together as a country and support our president", she said.

At least two people were arrested Saturday afternoon during dueling rallies staged in Hollywood by supporters and detractors of President Trump. Almost two hours later, an anti-Trump rally and March started at the same location.

The Trump rally in Hollywood.

On Saturday, Trump supporters began gathering about 1 p.m. near Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star in front of the shopping center. Police officers on bicycles and horses were forced to shut down a portion of Hollywood Boulevard. Tourists watched as Trump supporters waved American flags and chanted "America first!" while counter demonstrators carried signs that said "No!"

"He shoved a bullhorn in my face", said the victim who identified himself only as Graywolf, 72.

At one point, about 100 anti-Trump protesters marched down Hollywood Boulevard to Vine Street, then onto Sunset Boulevard, up Cahuenga Boulevard and finally back onto Hollywood Boulevard. They were trailed by about two dozen Trump supporters.

In October, a man damaged the star with a sledgehammer and the star was also covered in stickers after the L.A. Pride Resist March in June.

RefuseFascism, a vocal opponent of the Trump administration, is calling for an end to the Trump-Pence administration. Around 350 people attended in total, according to ABC. The group scheduled over 15 marches in other cities.