Sunday, March 13, 2016

Local News Coverage of Violent Donald Trump Rally in Chicago (VIDEO)

At the video, pretty intense video of the Friday night rally in Chicago.

And more on the story, at the Chicago Tribune, "After-effects of Trump Chicago cancellation felt in presidential race":

The after-effects from the protest-fueled cancellation of Donald Trump's Chicago rally reverberated nationally throughout presidential campaigns in both parties Saturday, just days before Illinois holds its primary.

Skirmishes between Trump supporters and demonstrators laid bare the country's deep and angry political divide, and Trump, during a speech in Ohio, contended supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders were behind a "planned attack" by "professional" protest organizers Friday night.

"They were taunted, they were harassed by these other people. These other people, by the way, some represented Bernie, our communist friend," Trump said at an airport rally outside Dayton that was interrupted by Secret Service agents surrounding the candidate when a protester tried to take the stage and was arrested.

"(Sanders) should really get up and say to his people, 'Stop. Stop. Not me. Stop.' They said Mr. Trump should get up this morning and tell his people to be nice. My people are nice folks. They are. They're great," he said.

Later Saturday, at a raucous rally in Kansas City, Trump was interrupted several times by protesters.

“We’re going to take our country back from these people,” he said. “These are bad, bad people.”

Trump also threatened to “start pressing charges against all these people” and said the arrest records are “going to ruin the rest of their lives” and would stop the protest interruptions...
Still more.

BONUS: At the Los Angeles Times, "How black, Latino and Muslim college students organized to stop Trump's rally in Chicago."