Trump defends 'spirited' campaign chief after rally violence

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has came under fire from his Republican and Democratic rivals, who blame his incendiary rhetoric on everything from immigrants to Muslims for the violenceDonald Trump defended Sunday his campaign manager, who appeared to grab a protester at a rally for the Republican presidential frontrunner that was again marred by demonstrations and sporadic violence. It is just the latest controversial turn in the real-estate mogul’s unconventional run for the White House, but it appears to have done little harm so far to his presidential ambitions and he is in pole position for the Republican nomination for November’s election. On Saturday afternoon anti-Trump protesters blocked a road near Phoenix and in the evening there was more unrest at a Trump rally in Tucson, also in Arizona, that was frequently disrupted by demonstrators.

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