Skip to comments.Big protests expected as Trump goes to Phoenix for rally
Posted on 08/22/2017 10:08:07 AM PDT by mandaladon
WASHINGTON(Reuters) - Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a Democrat, asked the Republican president to postpone Tuesday's event scheduled for 7 p.m. MST (0200 GMT on Wednesday) in light of his response to the street battles that broke out earlier this month at a protest against the removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville.
Trump was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for the violence at the rally organized by neo-Nazis and white supremacists.
"America is hurting. And it is hurting largely because Trump has doused racial tensions with gasoline," Stanton wrote in the Washington Post. "With his planned visit to Phoenix on Tuesday, I fear the president may be looking to light a match."
Several anti-Trump demonstrations are planned for Phoenix, according to social media postings by local activists.
Some White House officials privately expressed concern on Monday about Trump's Phoenix rally, fearing he might revisit the Charlottesville issue in the heat of the moment while cheered on by thousands of supporters.
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“Some White House officials privately expressed concern.”. Cowards.
Crap article. Next.
It’s high time Bannon and Trump pointed out WHO THESE PEOPLE ARE and who pays them. Post some images of their ads for goodness sakes.
Soros’ paid protesters. Being bused in from all over...
I expect the left to cause violence, and the media to shove a microphone in front of Trump, and no matter what he says, call it racist.
No kindness/mercy to anyone who tries to commit/instigate violence....
>>>America is hurting. And it is hurting largely because Trump has doused racial tensions with gasoline<<<
First of all Mayor, it’s PRESIDENT TRUMP.
Secondly, according to the Democrats and the Media, President Trump did that by simply getting Elected.
Meanwhile, your Antifa buddies spend their time dousing the Police with Urine. It’s cheaper than Gasoline.
“Big protests (hoped for) as Trump goes to Phoenix for rally.”
Reuters: “Please show up and protest Trump! We’ll give you the time and date and the place to assemble, please show up! All your friends will be there!”
Speculation is rife that the powers that be (Democrats in Phoenix) are setting this up so that violence WILL occur.
Big mistake because the president is going to be there so secret service is going to be around and they’ll shoot to kill. They’re not going to stand down that’s for sure.
Maybe I’m being a concern troll, and if so, I apologize.
My biggest concern for the rally tonight is whether the Secret Service can keep all their eyes on ALL the threats to the President. Given the nature of recent protests, and the over-amped rhetoric in recent days, I wonder about the crazed leftist Antifa type who thinks the only way to save the world is to sacrific themselves to take out the President and Vice President.
If my concern isn’t valid, then please feel free to dismiss it.
You are pleading to the wrong side for that wish.
Arrest Soros immediately at the first sign of violence.
I don’t think the Left would mind sacrificing one of their Antifa soldiers in order to paint our President in a bad light
“...Its high time Bannon and Trump pointed out WHO THESE PEOPLE ARE and who pays them. Post some images of their ads for goodness sakes.....”
They know who is and we know who it is: SOROS.
What amazes me is that NOTHING is being done to take him and his evil ilk out.
I also believe Soros shorted the market heavily right after Charlottesville trying to create a collapse. I think he finally gave up on that today.
If one follows the money trail, it leads to this POS. He’s wanted in overseas for basically instigating the same kind of crap.
IF we had a real AG, Soros would already be in a cell...or better yet, extradited to Putin. Oh, that would make the left’s head explode....LOL
Stanton can go eat crap. He’s a piece of garbage.
Charlottesville was a false flag set up by Soros.
It was the left behind the violence.
Bikers for Trump are planning a large presence.
Erm, why is the governor of AZ writing in the Wash Post?
Why not his hometown paper?
In fact, why is the governor moaning in print rather than preparing for the visit?