“Are Trump rallies the most fun? We’re having a good time.”

A ponytailed white man in a cowboy hat sucker-punched a black protester at a Trump rally. Police tackled the protester.

One witness said he heard someone in the crowd shout, “Go home n––s.”

Trump rallies are getting a reputation for violence by Trump supporters against disruptive protesters. Police in Fayetteville had to form a line separating pro- and anti-Trump groups outside the coliseum.

According to CBS New York, police are investigating at least two alleged assaults at a recent Kentucky rally. One involved a young African American woman who was repeatedly shoved and called “scum.”

Trump himself has not been quick to criticize the violence. After a fight erupted between protesters and police last year in Birmingham, Trump said: “‘Maybe he should have been roughed up.” Of a protester in Nevada last month, Trump said: “I’d like to punch him in the face.” In Kentucky, he said: “Get him out. Try not to hurt him. If you do I’ll defend you in court. … Are Trump rallies the most fun? We’re having a good time.”

Trump protester sucker-punched at North Carolina rally, videos show / Justin Wm. Moyer and Jenny Starrs / The Washington Post

Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields says she was assaulted by Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski when she tried to ask Trump a question at a press conference Tuesday.

Michelle Fields: In Her Own Words / Michelle Fields / Breitbart


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