Trump News Live: Latest 2020 Election Updates As Police Clash With Protesters On Proud Boys March

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Trump speaks at rally held at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pennsylvania
Donald Trump mocked a protester as he spoke at a rally in the Pennsylvania “battlefield” on Saturday night.

“This guy, he’s going home now to his parents.” He’s going to be in big trouble, “Trump said with a chuckle, as the protester was escorted out of Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown amid crowd chants:” USA! USA! ”

The president lags Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Keystone state by 4.3% by 4.3%, according to an average of polls compiled by RealClearPolitics. But Mr. Trump and his campaign aides say their poll, as in 2016, shows a much closer race there.

The incident comes after a group of progressive activists and Democratic supporters announced that they had purchased the internet domain name www.amyconeybarrett.com in a bid to fight Ms Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court – a a decision that they say confirms Mr. Trump’s efforts to take over the U.S. judicial system.

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Veep’s cast reunites for Democratic fundraiser in Wisconsin

American actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus has announced a virtual reunion with her former cast members Veep, as part of a fundraiser for the Wisconsin Democratic Party.

The event will take place on October 4 at 6 p.m. alongside Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Sam Richardson, Tim Simons, Tony Hale, Clea Duvall and Matt Walsh, as well as a few surprise guests.

“All roads leading to the White House pass through the great state of Wisconsin. Trump cannot be reelected if he does not win Wisconsin, ”Louis-Dreyfus said in a video, as she announced the meeting.

Roisin O’Connor reports:

Gino SpocchiaSeptember 27, 2020 12:27

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Why did the Proud Boys walk on Saturday?

The self-proclaimed “chauvinist Western” group of the Proud Boys predicted a crowd of at least 10,000 ahead of Saturday’s event, which led State Governor Kate Brown to declare a state of emergency on the weekend. -end for Oregon’s largest city, claiming that a large number of “white supremacist groups” were traveling from out of state to attend the rally.

In the end, police said less than 1,000 people were showing up, some dressed in black and yellow polo shirts and body armor, to protest what they call “domestic terrorism” in the city-ruled city. Democrats, who have now seen four months of protests against police involvement in the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.

“They allowed 120 days of riots, looting and murder on our streets and we are locals so we have had enough, which is why we are here today,” said Haley Adams, member of Proud Boys. who wore a blowout vest and a star and stripe bandana.

Group president Enrique Tarrio said in a video on the group’s Talk page: “It’s crazy that we have to come here to solve things.”

After the largely peaceful march broke, police were seen in videos shared online clashing with counter-protesters, resulting in at least 12 arrests.

Law enforcement then declared a gathering illegal on Saturday evening, forcing hundreds of people to disperse from an area outside the courthouse.

Meanwhile, reporters and members of the press sent to cover the two protests were then beaten with police batons, in alarming images shared on Twitter.

Additional reports by Reuters

Gino SpocchiaSeptember 27, 2020 12:06 PM

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Portland police clash with anti-racist protesters after right-wing rally

Protests in Portland overnight led the city’s police department to clash with anti-racist protesters, some of whom threw bricks and objects at police officers, following a march by members of the right-wing group Proud Boys’ Saturday.

According to reports, the Proud Boy rally drew fewer than 1,000 attendees, although around 10,000 people are joining the protests calling for an end to what they called “domestic terrorism” in Portland, led by the democrats.

Videos shared online showed police pushing left-wing counter-protesters and press photographers to the ground – hitting them with batons as officers chased them from an area near the Portland Federal Courthouse.

Police made four arrests at the Proud Boys rally, as a state of emergency in Oregon’s largest city over the weekend was called ahead of the two rallies.

Gino SpocchiaSeptember 27, 2020 11:36

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Trump thanks member of public after heckler was kicked out of rally

After mocking a protester at his rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night, Donald Trump thanked a loyalist supporter who helped stop the heckler.

“Are you a member of the police?” Mr. Trump asked the silencer, before ridiculing the rowdy, “He didn’t get the first word. He’s going back to his parents now – he’s in big trouble. ”

The president then praised the “gentleman in the beautiful blue” (a not-so-subtle reference to US police), telling the cheering crowd, “He’s the kind of guy I want to work for myself.” “

John T Bennett has the whole story:

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Sam HancockSeptember 27, 2020 11:19 a.m.

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