- Associated Press - Sunday, October 30, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Protesters in Albuquerque greeted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a last minute stop in the nation’s most Hispanic state, causing minor scuffles and disrupting his speech.

Seven demonstrators were escorted out Sunday during a rally at an airport hangar next to the Albuquerque International Sunport. Meanwhile, some protesters and Trump supporters clashed outside after heated arguments turned violent. One protester spat at an Albuquerque officer in tactical gear.

No injuries were reported, and no arrests were made.

Trump’s visit came five months after a pre-primary campaign stop in May turned violent after some protesters outside sparked a riot.

New Mexico Gov. Susan Martinez, a fellow Republican and the nation’s only Latina governor, has refused to support Trump.


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