Dozens Gather in Concord for Pro-Trump Rally

A group called Main Street Patriots said it helped organize so-called Spirit of America rallies in at least 33 of the 50 states, both Monday and Saturday.

Rallies across the USA were held on Monday after President Donald Trump called on the "millions of people who voted to make America great again" to hold demonstrations, which he predicted "would be the biggest of them all".

Georgia Tea Party member Debbie Dooley has organized the event in Atlanta.

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During the first hour everything was relatively calm at the corner of 27th Street and Avenue I, but around noon Anti-Trump protestors came out and took their place on the other side of the street.

Last weekend, Trump rekindled his campaign energy for the first time since his election in a characteristically freewheeling rally in Melbourne, Florida.

In Atlanta, about 250 people gathered to sing and chant in support of the president, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. In contrast, the country has witnessed large protests by people who opposed his policies, particularly his crackdown on immigration.

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Event organizers said the "Spirit of America Rally" will begin with an opening prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance and the singing of the national anthem.

Images from the rallies show many events had crowds of a few hundred supporters or less. "They have been feeling their voices have not been heard".

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