Berkeley protest over President Donald Trump spirals into violence

AJ Algeria, who came from Sacramento to also protect Trump supporters from the anti-Trump activists, who he said "create violence all the time", may have gotten more than he bargained for when he was allegedly beaten up in a side alley by a gang of masked anti-Trump activists.

And, for the most part, the "tax marches" in more than 150 cities across the country were peaceable.

Twenty-one people were arrested, including some on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, according to Officer Byron White of the Berkeley Police Department.

Trisha, who declined to state her last name after she received online threats for her participation in a previous protest, bandages Rudy McKay's head after he was injured in a clash between Trump supporters and counter-protesters in Berkeley. "Ten people were arrested for their roles in the events, and other arrests are being actively pursued".

Demonstrators have left the park and are walking on Berkeley streets while police closely follow them.

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A bleeding right-wing protester records video of himself at the corner of Center and Milvia Streets in Berkeley, Calif. on Saturday, Apr. 15, 2017. Fireworks and smoke bombs were thrown into the crowd, and a few demonstrators were doused with pepper spray. The city had banned a number of weapons - or items that can be used as weapons - in the park on Saturday, including metal pipes, baseball or softball bats, lengths of lumber or wood of any size, poles, bricks, rocks, glass bottles, pepper spray and other objects. Civic Center Park to pontificate their controversial social and political standings.

Democrats are pushing for a vote on a bill from Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat from California, which would require the president and all major-party nominees to publicly disclose their previous three years of tax returns with the Office of Government Ethics or the Federal Election Commission. Right-wing groups held Trump campaign signs and posters that read "Free speech", among others.

It didn't take long for about 200 people to gather at the park.

The protest involved pro- and anti-Trump protesters and was similar to one at the same park March 4. But other protesters walked along with the crowd quietly holding signs, or chanting about free speech.

The media, citing the police, reported that at least 11 people were injured. City officials had shut down a farmers market in the park in anticipation of Saturday's rally, and warned against vandalism and violence.

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