Donald Trump Might Pay the Legal Fees for a Man Who Sucker-Punched a Trump Protestor

Donald Trump might pay the legal fees for his supporter who punched a black protestor in the face.

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Donald Trump rallies continue to be a hot bed for controversial happenings, and this week was no different. There was the photo of a Trump supporter saluting Hitler at the Chicago rally that went viral, and there was the guy in a Dreamville t-shirt who tried to rush the stage at Trump's rally in Ohio before he was taken into custody. Last week at a rally in North Carolina, Trump supporter John McGraw—who openly supports violence—sucker-punched a black protestor who was then tackled by police. The Hill reports that Donald Trump is considering paying the legal fees for McGraw, who was charged with assault and disorderly conduct.

In an NBC "Meet the Press" interview on Sunday, Trump spoke about the situation at hand and the possibility of intervening in the matter. "I'm going to look at it. I'm going to see, you know, what was behind this, because it was a strange event. But from what I heard, there was a lot of taunting and a certain finger was placed in the air. Not nice," Trump said to a reporter. Apparently Trump wants to take a closer look at what the protestor was doing as he was walking out of the rally so he can get a better idea of what really went down. Trump said he doesn't "condone violence in any shape," but the fact that he's considering letting someone off the hook for being violent begs to differ.

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