Trump Responsible for Instigating Violence

36 cases invoking ‘Trump’ in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults

President Donald Trump has repeatedly refused to accept any responsibility for inciting violence in American communities, dismissing critics who have pointed to his rhetoric as a potential source of inspiration for some citizens acting on even long-held beliefs of bigotry and hate.

Trump has repeatedly refused to accept any responsibility for inciting violence in American communities, dismissing critics who have pointed to his rhetoric as a potential source of inspiration for some citizens acting on even long-held beliefs of bigotry and hate.

A nationwide review conducted by ABC News has identified at least 36 criminal cases where Trump was invoked in direct connection with violent acts, threats of violence or allegations of assault.

In nine cases, perpetrators hailed Trump in the midst or immediate aftermath of physically attacking innocent victims. In another 10 cases, perpetrators cheered or defended Trump while taunting or threatening others. And in another 10 cases, Trump and his rhetoric were cited in court to explain a defendant’s violent or threatening behavior.

Trump’s horrific rhetoric inspires more domestic terror and violence

 

Trump Supporter Assaults 13 Year Old Boy

Lawyer: Army veteran claims President Trump inspired him to attack 13-year-old who wore hat during national anthem

Attorney Lance Jasper said he will seek a mental health evaluation for Curt Brockway, a U.S. Army veteran who the lawyer said believed he was following orders from “his commander in chief” while attacking a teenager during the national anthem at a rodeo.

 

Trump Supporter Curt James Brockway, Assaults 13 Year Old. Attorney claims assault was inspired by Trump

 

Trump Responsible for El Paso Shooting

El Paso shooter drove more than 10 hours to a Walmart in El Paso reportedly intending to kill Latinx people and immigrants. Minutes before he shot dozens of people, a racist, xenophobic manifesto appeared on the 8chan online forum, warning readers of a “Hispanic invasion” of Texas.

Trump used the term border invasion at least 21 times in public speeches & remarks in an eight-month period, therefore IMO, he’s responsible inciting & instigating the shooting.

 

Trump Responsible for Synagogue Massacre

Trump’s hate speech was partly responsible for motivating a mass murdered to engage in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

 

Trump Responsible for Pipe Bomb Attacks

 

Trump Responsible for Death Threats to the News Media

Man charged with making threats to Boston Globe, calling paper ‘enemy of the people’

CLOSE A California man was arrested and charged Thursday with making violent threats to Boston Globe employees, calling the newspaper the “enemy of the people,” the U.S. Attorney’s office for Massachusetts said. Robert D. Chain, 68, of Encino, California, was charged with one count of making threatening communications in interstate commerce, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

A California man was arrested and charged with making violent threats to Boston Globe employees, calling the newspaper the “enemy of the people,” the U.S. Attorney’s office for Massachusetts said.

According to the criminal complaint, the caller said, “As long as you keep attacking the President, the duly elected President of the United States, in the continuation of your treasonous and seditious acts, I will continue to threats, harass, and annoy the Boston Globe, owned by the New York Times, the other fake news.”

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