- Associated Press - Monday, February 20, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A small but unruly group of “Not My Presidents Day” protesters faced off with police in downtown Portland.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://bit.ly/2lfx6xL ) that the police confronted the crowd in front of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building on Monday. Police took some people into custody.

The crowd of several dozen, some wearing masks, were gathering for a “Not My Presidents Day” rally in protest of Donald Trump.

Police lined up facing the protesters on Southwest Third Avenue. The incident partially blocked the road.

At noon, a larger crowd gathered at Director Park under the canopy in the rain.

After listening to speeches, some started marching. Portland police say the march had permits from the city.


Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, https://www.oregonlive.com

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