Protests and punches overshadow Trump in Arizona

Protests and punches overshadow Trump in Arizona 

Posted: 9:13 am Sunday, March 20th, 2016

By Jamie Dupree

It was another day of stories related to Donald Trump that had little to do with policy declarations or stump speeches by the GOP frontunner, as protests, punchouts and the actions of his top aide overshadowed two stops by Trump in Arizona, just days before a winner-take-all GOP primary there.

The day began with a giant Trump rally outside of Phoenix, but many found themselves unable to get there because of anti-Trump demonstrators who blocked a main road into the event.

Later in the day in Tucson, two incidents drew wide attention, one involving a pair of protesters who were being led out of the arena where Trump was speaking.

There were two people being led out by police, when suddenly, the man walking in front of police was attacked by someone in the crowd.

Here is another view of it.

Also at the same Tucson event, one CBS reporter spotted Trump’s campaign manager in the crowd, seemingly mixing it up with an anti-Trump demonstrator in the crowd.

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The Trump campaign denied that Corey Lewandowski had touched the protestor, though some felt the video showed otherwise.

The mere act of re-posting such video drew sharp negative responses from Trump supporters on social media.

Trump will be in Washington, D.C. on Monday, where he is scheduled to give a speech to a major gathering of Jewish activists.

He is also slated to hold a news conference, and reportedly will meet with some Republican lawmakers in Congress as well.

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