Donald Trump Cancels Rally In Illinois After Violence Erupts

Donald Trump Cancels Rally In Illinois After Violence Erupts 
BHR Hollywood Reports............Donald J. Trump abruptly canceled a large rally here on Friday night as scuffles and shouting matches erupted on the arena floor between large groups of his supporters and protesters angered by his campaign.

Man Tearing Donald Trump Flyer 
Cable news networks broadcast live scenes of chaos inside the arena that showed people on both sides screaming at, punching and shoving each other.

At one point a protester clambered on stage and stood behind the speaker’s podium ripping up a campaign sign until security pulled him away.

Cable news networks broadcast live scenes of chaos inside the arena that showed people on both sides screaming at, punching and shoving each other.

At one point a protester clambered on stage and stood behind the speaker’s podium ripping up a campaign sign until security pulled him away.

Officers At The Rally 
"Mr. Trump just arrived in Chicago and after meeting with law enforcement has determined that for the safety of all of the tens of thousands of people that have gathered in and around the arena, tonight's rally will be postponed to another date," the Republican's campaign said in a statement. "Thank you very much for your attendance and please go in peace."

The explosive scene at the University of Illinois in Chicago was broadcast live across cable networks a
nd come amid escalating confrontations between protesters and attendees at Trump rallies this week.

Donald Trump 
Dozens of protesters had filled the arena, some wearing Black Lives Matter shirts and others chanting support for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, according to reporters on the scene. Trump supporters chanted back "USA! USA! USA!"

Trump called into MSNBC after the rally was canceled, saying his campaign made the right decision and he "just didn't want to see people hurt."

"Chicago was the home to some very bad rallies, I think we made a wise decision," he continued, alluding to long simmering racial tensions in the Windy City and protests surrounding the 1968 Democratic convention in the city.

On Fox News, Trump denied some of his incendiary language had caused the clashes and were instead about economic conditions and worries.


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