Anti-Donald Trump protestors took to the streets for the third night in a row Friday, including here in the Valley.
Arizona State University students rallied against the presidential election result on Mill Avenue.
Trump flag waves behind Trump protesters. Mill Ave in Tempe. pic.twitter.com/7WNXOumRVk
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While no injuries, arrests or damage were reported, a group of anarchists arrived late to the protest and created some traffic troubles for a short time.
During the anarchists’ protest, an anti-Trump protester said, “We’re very sorry that you’re alive” to a Trump supporter.
“We’re sorry that your mother” [gave birth to you], the protester continued.
The Trump supporter, wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, brought a video camera to the anarchists’ event and was acting like a “troll,” the anti-Trump protester said.
Farther north on Mill Avenue, a bar patron waved a Trump “Make America Great Again” flag on an outside patio while anti-Trump protesters stood feet away.
Police threatened to arrest marchers during the anarchists' march if they failed to get out of the roadway and onto the sidewalk. The marchers complied while shouting vulgarities about police officers.
When asked what they intended to accomplish by these protests, many of the demonstrators told ABC15 that they felt that they were sending a message but that they know they can’t change the fact that Donald Trump won the election.