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The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday denounced violent protesters outside his rally in California the previous night as “thugs” and warned that his supporters could be far tougher if they wanted to be.
Commenting on his Thursday night’s rally in San Jose, he also criticized small group of “thugs” for their alleged action of burning American flag.
In two different posting on Twitter, he wrote, “Rally last night in San Jose was great. Tremendous love and enthusiasm … Outside, small group of thugs burned (American) flag! … My supporters are far tougher if they want to be, but fortunately they are not hostile.”
Trump argued that everyone should be given the right to express his/her views and that there is no room for a politics that fails to listen to the other side. He stressed that people with better arguments could persuade people without turning violent.
Hundreds of protestors insulted Trump’s supporters as they were leaving the event. At least one supporter was hit with an egg, while many people were punched.
Violent clashes between Trump’s supporters and opponents have erupted outside a number of rallies in the past few weeks. The Republican presumptive presidential nominee has angered many across the nation with his rhetoric against Hispanics, Mexicans and Muslims.
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According to reports, Japanese automaker Nissan would be using LG Chem batteries in its next LEAF EV version, rather than using the battery cells produced by its own Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) battery cell subsidiary.
According to reports, a noteworthy first batch of the new Kona Electric compact CUV has been produced by South Korean automaker Hyundai, and export of the vehicle have also been commenced by the company.
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Recent reports from Norway have revealed that the country’s transit operator Nobina has placed two big orders with fast-growing Chinese automobile company BYD Auto for its new electric buses.
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