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Aug. 2015 on stopping Black Lives Matter protesters from taking over a rally:

"I don’t know if I’ll do the fighting myself or if other people will."
Trump Nov. 2015: Says a protester who was roughed up was “so obnoxious and so loud” that “maybe he should have been roughed up.”
Trump Feb. 2016: “If you see somebody with a tomato, knock the crap out of them.”
Trump March 2016: "He was swinging, he was hitting people, and the audience hit back, and that’s what we need.”
Trump March 2016: "Part of the problem and part of the reason it takes so long is nobody wants to hurt each other anymore, right?”
Trump March 2016: “In the good old days this doesn't happen because they used to treat them very, very rough.”
Trump March 2016: "Get him out. Try not to hurt him. If you do, I'll defend you in court, don't worry about it.”
Trump Dec. 2015: “I hate some of these [journalists], I hate ’em. I would never kill them. I would never do that.”

“Uh, let’s see, uh? No, I would never do that.”
Trump Oct. 2018 on Montana congressman: “I had heard he body-slammed a reporter. ... Anybody who can do a body-slam, that's my kind of guy."
Oh and here's a video of the many times Trump has promoted or suggested violence

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