Trump: Protesters at GOP town halls 'planned out by liberal activists'

Trump: Protesters at GOP town halls 'planned out by liberal activists'
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President Trump on Tuesday said that liberal activists are orchestrating agitated crowds in GOP lawmakers' home districts across the country.

“The so-called angry crowds in home districts of some Republicans are actually, in numerous cases, planned out by liberal activists. Sad!” Trump wrote on Twitter. 

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Republican lawmakers across the country have faced crowds of protesters at town halls in their districts in recent weeks.

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) both encountered protesters at recent gatherings in their home districts.

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