Eric Trump in New Hampshire draws enthused supporters, protesters

Eric Trump in New Hampshire draws enthused supporters, protesters

PORTSMOUTH – A couple hundred Trump supporters turned out for a stump by the President’s son Eric Trump Thursday in the city’s West End. Held at a Trump campaign office, at Malt House Exchange at 95 Brewery Lane, the campaign stop was book-ended with controversy. Before Eric Trump’s 1:30 p.m. arrival, someone wearing a Malthouse Exchange T-shirt told organizers police were called, the room will hold “30 tops” and warned people to stay off the sidewalks, “Or I’m going to end this thing now.” “And you need to call me first so I’m not blindsided,” he added. Across Chevrolet Avenue, about 20 Democrats held signs in opposition to President Donald Trump. One of them, New Castle’s Burt Cohen, held a sign that read, “America yes. Trump no.” “I’m a patriotic American and I’m very upset about how Trump and Putin have made so much progress destroying the America I love,” Cohen said. “They’re the extreme right.” Inside the campaign office, Trump supporter Malcolm Bryant said he supports the President because he does what he says he’ll do. “I’m amazed at what he’s accomplished,” said the Warren resident. Wearing a red face mask, with the name Trump across it, James Boyle said he attended the event to show his thanks for all the sacrifices the Trump family has made for the country. Boyle, who has hosted Trump twice at his Portsmouth auto dealership, said every time he looks at the 911 memorial in front of City Hall, with a sign […]

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