LOOK: Pro- and anti-Trump protesters clash at the Capitol

A rally in support of Donald Trump at the Colorado Capitol building is interrupted by anarchist protesters.

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Anti-Trump protester Cooper Carrington holds a fist up to a State Trooper. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

An anti-Trump protester who asked not to be named holds a fist up to a State Trooper. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A rally in support of President Trump had barely begun at the Capitol on Saturday before opposing protesters crossed Broadway to a police line. Officers knew they were coming; there were more than 30 on hand at the morning’s start.

Anarchist activists cross Librerty Park to innterupt a pro-Trump rally, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Anarchist activists cross Liberty Park to interrupt the rally. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Trump-supporting protesters lined the top of the hill to shout in return. Denver police officers and state troopers managed to keep both sides separated.

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Police hold the line. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Pro-Trump supporters were heard yelling, “Get out of our country!”

One person was heard saying, “They’re protesting democracy.”

Pro-Trump supporters stand at the edge of their rally in oppososition of a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Pro-Trump supporters stand at the edge of their rally to shout at the counter protesters. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The anti-Trump group were largely concealed behind black hoods and masks. They self-identified as “anarchists.”

This group yelled in coordinated chants: “No Trump, no Pence, community self-defense,” and “immigrants are welcome here.”

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Masked anarchist protesters. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Many of the pro-Trump ralliers stayed close to the Capitol steps to listen to speakers’ addresses. These people filed peacefully out when the rally was over, but the smaller group who edged toward the police line stayed put until they were told by police to leave. The anarchist protesters stayed chanting after their opponents had left.

Dan Mannix holds up an American flag that he said anarchist protesters took from him and burned. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Dan Mannix holds up an American flag that he said anarchist protesters took from him and burned. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

A pro-Trump rally. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Keith and Jennifer Lorensen hold up large waving flags, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

A masked anti-Trump protester. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Pro-Trump supporters stand at the edge of their rally in oppososition of a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Pro-Trump supporters stand at the edge of their rally in opposition of a group of anarchist protesters. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Caryn Sodaro leads the anarchist rally with a bull horn. Law enforcement officers stand between pro-Trump ralliers and group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Caryn Sodaro leads the anarchist rally with a bull horn. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Masked anarchist protesters. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Anarchist protesters burn Trump flags. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Anarchist protesters burn Trump flags despite police warnings. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Protesters let someone with a Trump flag know how they feel. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Police in riot gear stand at the side of the rally. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Police in riot gear stand at the side of the rally. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Bikers Against Radical Islam shout down to anarchists below. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Bikers Against Radical Islam shout down to anarchists below. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Someone raises a hand during the opening prayer. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Someone raises a hand during the opening prayer. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Casper Stockham speaks. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Casper Stockham speaks to ralliers. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Richard Trujillo and a man named Dylan take selfies in front of opposing protesters. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Richard Trujillo and a man named Dylan take selfies in front of opposing protesters. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Anarchists raise fists and tear flags. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

Anarchists raise fists and tear flags. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Anti-Trump protester Cooper Carrington is carried away from the rally by a Denver police officer. A pro-Trump rally that was opposed by a group of anarchist protesters, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  protest; rally; copolitics; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite; capitol hill;

An anti-Trump protester who asked not to be named is lead away from the rally by a Denver police officer after he raised a fist at the front of the rally. He had previously convinced officers to let him through. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)