GOP front-runner Donald Trump has been criticized for not condemning his supporters who use physical violence against protesters at his rallies. On Friday, Mr. Trump insinuated that he enjoys the brawls and said he would defend his supporters in court cases.
When a protester interrupted his speech at a rally in Michigan, he encouraged his audience members to force the protester out.
“Get him out,” Mr. Trump said, CBS reported. “Try not to hurt him. If you do, I’ll defend you in court.”
He then asked the crowd, “Are Trump rallies the most fun? We’re having a good time.”
The billionaire real estate mogul said he was tired of the “political correctness,” when it came to handling protests at his campaign events.
Mr. Trump recalled another incident at a New Hampshire valley where a protester started “swinging and punching,” and he said some people in the audience “took him out.”