Trump's Portsmouth visit: Protest turns sour as pro and anti Trump protesters face-off in Portsmouth city centre

PRO and anti Trump protesters have faced off in Portsmouth city centre.

By Steve Deeks
Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 1:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 3:32 pm

An anti-Donald Trump protest was organised for Guildhall Square for those who wished to vent their feelings about President Trump’s visit to the city.

However footage from the scene shows that pro-Trump protesters have also turned up and protestors have both sides are facing off.

Different chants have been exchanged – including phrases such as ‘off our streets Nazi scum’ – which can bee seen in the video.

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Protesters face off in Guildhall Square

Portsmouth is currently hosting a ceremony to commemorate the Normandy Landings at Southsea Common.

It is set to be attended by hundreds of D-Day veterans as well as the Queen, Prince Charles and major world leaders.