6 Times People Got Attacked At Trump Rallies

6 Times People Got Attacked At Trump Rallies

Multiple violent encounters have occurred at Donald Trump’s campaign events. Here are a few of the most recent times people got attacked at one of the businessman’s campaign events.

1. March 9, 2016

During a campaign event in North Carolina, several protestors attending Trump’s rally were escorted from the premises. While they were being led away by authorities, a white attendee sucker-punched a black protestor. He has reportedly been charged with assault and battery and disorderly conduct.

— Breaking News Feed (@pzf) March 10, 2016

2. March 8, 2016

Following a campaign event in Florida Tuesday night, Brietbart reporter Michelle Fields was reportedly grabbed and thrown to the ground by Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, when she attempted to ask Trump a question. The Trump campaign has since denied the accusations, despite multiple eyewitness accounts.

— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 10, 2016

3. March 2, 2016

A black woman was repeatedly shoved by a group of white men as she was leaving a Trump rally in Kentucky. Two of the men involved in the incident were white nationalists.

4. Feb. 29, 2016

A Time magazine photographer was choke-slammed to the ground by a Secret Service agent during a campaign event in Radford, Virginia.

— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) February 29, 2016

— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) February 29, 2016

5. December 14, 2015

At a rally in Las Vegas, attendees can be heard screaming obscenities at a black protestor while he is being escorted from the premises. “Light the motherf***er on fire!”

— McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) December 15, 2015

6. November 21, 2015

At a campaign event in Alabama, half a dozen white attendees punched and kicked a 31-year-old Black Lives Matter protestor while yelling racial slurs at him.

— Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1) November 21, 2015

In an interview the next day on Fox News, Trump condoned the actions of those involved in the violent altercation.

“Maybe he [the protestor] should have been roughed up, because it was absolutely disgusting what he was doing,” he said.

Bre Payton is a staff writer at The Federalist. Follow her on Twitter.
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