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.

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.

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.

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!”

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.

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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