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Protesters interrupt Trump speech at religious conference

Donald Trump offered a much more subdued response than usual when his address at the Faith and Freedom Conference was briefly interrupted by protesters Friday.

{mosads}Shortly after Trump began speaking to the room of evangelicals in Washington, D.C., protesters interrupted with shouts of “refugees are welcome here” and “no hate.” 

“A little freedom of speech, please. Freedom of speech. Thank you. Very rude. What, what are you going to do?” Trump said in response. 

“Very sad. Very sad what’s happening. What’s happening in our country is so sad. We are so divided.”

Trump said, as he often does, that the protestors are “professional agitators.” 

“By the way, they are professional agitators. They are sent here by the other party. Believe me,” Trump said. 

Trump has seen protests mar campaign events throughout his campaign. He has at times said he wanted to punch protesters in the face — something a Trump supporter did in March. 




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