Anti and Pro-Trump rallies held in Colorado Springs

Published: Apr. 15, 2017 at 11:14 PM MDT
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Groups for and against President Donald Trump held rallies Saturday in downtown Colorado Springs.

Anti-Trump protesters gathered as part of nationwide 'Tax Day' protests; demanding that the president release his private tax returns.

"He promised that if he became the president he would show his taxes so that's what we expect," said Trump demonstrator Karen Trujillo.

The group marched through downtown Colorado Springs between Acacia Park and City Hall.

Just a few hours later, also in Acacia Park, Trump supporters met to celebrate his upcoming 100 days in office.

"We have jobs, we have soaring consumer confidence, we have shrinking government agencies; and we have coal live to see another day, especially in Colorado," said Trump supporter Dede Laugesen.

Congressman Doug Lamborn and state Sen. Owen Hill spoke at the event.

In Berkley, California Saturday 15 people were arrested when things turned violent at a Tax Day rally, but here in Colorado Springs things stayed relatively quiet.

There weren't any arrests made and no injuries reported.