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  • Trump: 'I Don't Take Responsibility' For Anything That's Happened At My Rallies (Video)

    GOP Presidential Candidate Had Called For More Violence Hours Earlier

    Donald Trump denies any responsibility for the outburst of protesting and violence at a Friday evening rally in Chicago, just hours after he called for more violence from his supporters to be directed at protestors, and one St. Louis protestor was hauled off in an ambulance beaten and bloodied.

    "I don't take responsibility," Trump told CNN's Don Lemon Friday night. Lemon had asked, "Do you think that you bear any responsibility for what's happened tonight and at other rallies?"

    The GOP frontrunner said that no one has "been hurt at our rallies," just two days after one 26-year old protestor in police custody was sucker-punched by a 78-year old Trump supporter.

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    Trump repeated the same claim he's made over the past few days that one protestor, presumably the 26-year old in North Carolina, was "swinging," despite the fact that several journalists embedded with the Trump campaign have said they have never seen violence from any protestor.

    He went on attempting to minimize the level of violence at his rallies, noting that in St. Louis today there was one incident but it was "not a big deal."

    This is Anthony Page from the St. Louis rally:

    About 30 minutes after he was scheduled to take to a Chicago stage Friday night, Donald Trump canceled his rally after a large number of protestors showed up and violence broke out.

    Editor's note: This post has been updated to note the events took place Friday, not Thursday.  

     

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    • commented 2016-03-12 08:09:15 -0500
      Our LGBT population know full well the suffering caused by the hateful words of bigots/racists/homophobes yet not one of them will take the blame for what their words have caused. We do have limits to our freedom of speech. Incite to violence needs to be expanded to include the hate speech we hear daily from hate groups. Drumpf started this and now it’s gotten away from him. Good! I hope he can’t have one more rally because the morons he stirred up won’t go back to being politically incorrect in the privacy of their homes. He has given permission to say and do what you want. Look where that got him.

    • commented 2016-03-12 07:55:26 -0500
      We aren’t buying it Trump. You crossed the line!

    • commented 2016-03-12 05:43:20 -0500
      he instigates the damn fights! he’s all about hatred as he is a racist, a bigot and a con man who simply preys on emotion to get what he wants….fleecing the entire country. wake up sheeple!!

    • commented 2016-03-11 22:17:47 -0500
      Every time I see pictures of Drumph’s supporters, I see the same thing. White, 20ish, males who likely still live with mommy and daddy.

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