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California: Scuffles Break Out After Trump Rally in San Jose

HeadlineJun 03, 2016

In San Jose, California, clashes broke out between supporters of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and hundreds of protesters who gathered outside the Trump rally to condemn Trump’s rhetoric against Mexicans and Muslims. The San Jose Mercury News called it the “biggest and most violent political protest San Jose has seen in decades.” Dozens of scuffles broke out, with reports multiple people were punched. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, a Democrat, criticized Trump for sparking problems that fall upon local police departments. “At some point Donald Trump needs to take responsibility for the irresponsible behavior of his campaign.”

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