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Saturday, March 12, 2016

Violent clashes erupt as Trump drops Chicago rally for security concerns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies on Friday, calling off the event in Chicago due to safety concerns after protesters packed into the arena where it was to take place.
 
There were isolated physical confrontations between some members of the crowd after the event was canceled, as well as verbal sparring as fans and foes of the controversial front-runner anticipated his arrival.
The announcement that the billionaire businessman would postpone the rally until another day led a large portion of the crowd inside the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion to break out into raucous cheers. Meanwhile, supporters of the candidate started chanting “We want Trump! We want Trump!” (READ MORE)