Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates MORE said during his final rally ahead of the Tuesday caucuses in Nevada that he wanted to punch a protester in the face.

"There's a guy, totally disruptive, throwing punches," Trump said during his rally on Monday night in Las Vegas after a disruption in the audience. "We're not allowed to punch back anymore."


"I love the old days. You know what they used to do to guys like that when they were in a place like this? They'd be carried out on a stretcher, folks," Trump said, adding, "I'd like to punch him in the face."
He also labeled the person "nasty as hell." CNN reported that the man did not appear to be fighting with security officers escorting him out of the rally, despite Trump's claim.
It was the latest bit of harsh rhetoric from the outspoken billionaire, whose campaign rallies have been marked by protests throughout his controversial White House bid.
A physical altercation broke out at a Trump event in November between a black protester and several white rally attendees. Afterward, Trump suggested the Black Lives Matter protester "should have been roughed up."
Trump instructed security at a rally in January to take protesters' coats and "throw them out into the cold." At another event, a Muslim woman protesting the candidate was ejected after she stood up in silent protest.

Trump is battling rivals Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzGOP senators ask for federal investigation into social media companies' decision-making The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - Trump attack on progressive Dems draws sharp rebuke Ted Cruz blasts Tennessee GOP governor for declaration honoring early KKK leader MORE and Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHillicon Valley: FTC reportedly settles with Facebook for B fine | Trump calls to regulate Facebook's crypto project | Court rules Pentagon can award B 'war cloud' contract | Study shows automation will hit rural areas hardest Court rules Pentagon can award B 'war cloud' contract later this summer Rubio asks White House to delay B Pentagon contract over Amazon concerns   MORE in Tuesday's caucuses in Nevada after a pair of wins in New Hampshire and South Carolina earlier this month.