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.
NEW: Trump campaign spokesperson Hope Hicks responds to allegations campaign manager assaulted Breitbart reporter: pic.twitter.com/LHRMKXzy3K
— 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.
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.
— 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.