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President Obama condemned the violence at Donald TrumpDonald TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump MORE's Thursday rally in San Jose, Calif., and said there's no room for politics that ignores opposing opinions.
"It is very important for us to remind ourselves of who we are and what is best about American democracy and not slip into some of the bad habits that currently manifest themselves in the other party," Obama said at a DNC fundraiser in Florida on Friday, according to pool reports.
Anti-Trump protests in San Jose turned violent against his supporters, with protesters throwing punches and harassing Trump fans.
"We saw in San Jose these protesters starting to pelt stuff [at] Trump supporters. That's not what our democracy is about," Obama said. "That's not what you do. There's no room for violence. There's no place for shouting. There's no room for a politics that fails to at least listen to the other side — even if you vehemently disagree. Because I believe if you've got the better argument, then you don't need to do that. Just go out there and organize and persuade."
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