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Prince Estate Slams Trump for Using “Purple Rain” at Minneapolis Rally

HeadlineOct 11, 2019

President Trump attacked Democrats, including Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, during a campaign rally in Minneapolis Thursday.

President Donald Trump: “He was never considered a good senator. He was only a good vice president because he understood how to kiss Barack Obama’s ass.”

President Trump also attacked Somali refugees in Minnesota during the rally. He also came under fire for playing Prince’s “Purple Rain” at the rally, despite confirming a year ago the campaign would not use Prince’s music. Prince’s estate has refused to give Trump permission to use his songs. Cities are also complaining that the Trump campaign is not reimbursing them for services provided by local police and fire departments during his rallies. A study by the Center for Public Integrity says these services total more than $800,000.

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