- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on Donald Trump’s rally in San Jose (all times local):

9:45 p.m.

Police are breaking up the remains of a protest and have begun making arrests after a Donald Trump rally in San Jose.

At least four people were taken into custody after police declared the protest an unlawful assembly after the appearance by the Republican presidential candidate at San Jose Convention Center on Thursday night.

Some protesters had attacked Trump supporters as they tried to leave the rally earlier in the evening, throwing punches, throwing eggs and banging on cars.

But police waited to engage the protesters until about 90 minutes had passed after the rally.


8 p.m.

A few hundred protesters are blocking traffic in San Jose and some are scuffling with supporters of Donald Trump after the presidential candidates rally.

Police are keeping their distance and have yet to get involved with the protesters marching in the streets outside of San Jose Convention Center on Thursday night.

About a dozen fights broke out amid the crowd.

Some protesters are grabbing Trump hats and trying to burn them, and are banging on the cars of supporters trying to leave the rally.

Police declared the gathering an unlawful assembly about 30 minutes after the rally ended, but had yet to make any arrests.

Trump spoke for about 50 minutes to the crowd of thousands at the rally, harping on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and calling her foreign policy speech earlier in the day “pathetic” and “sad to watch.”


6:30 p.m.

About 200 protesters have gathered outside a Donald Trump rally in San Jose, but police are keeping them well-separated from the supporters waiting to hear the presumptive republican presidential nominee speak.

The protesters are gathered about a half-block from the San Jose Convention Center where Trump is slated to talk Thursday night at 7 p.m.

Twenty-two-year-old community college student Adam Rivas who was born and raised in San Jose was holding a spray-painted sign that read “Dump Trump.”

He said he was particularly disturbed by Trump’s remarks about Mexicans. Rivas said for any one Mexican Trump Bashes there are 20 who are hard-working and just want to do their jobs.

Trump’s appearance in Sacramento last night drew a very small group of protesters but California campaign rallies last week saw some clashes between protesters, supporters and police along with several arrests.


12:05 a.m.

After a quick, smooth stop that barely required him to get off his campaign plane in Sacramento, Donald Trump is moving on to Silicon Valley.

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has a rally scheduled for Thursday night at the San Jose Convention Center.

His stops in California last week brought heated protests and several arrests, but Wednesday night’s appearance at Sacramento International Airport had little of that.

Thousands of supporters of gathered to hear Trump take on the familiar targets of Hillary Clinton and the loss of U.S. jobs

About 5,000 supporters showed up at the campaign rally where they watched the candidate arrive and depart in his campaign plane with the theme from the Harrison Ford movie “Air Force One” playing.

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