5 arrested outside Trump rally in Richmond. Inside, Trump uses racist 'Pocahontas' insult

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Five people were arrested in Richmond, Virginia when a rally at a Donald Trump speech erupted in violence on Friday night.

According to the Richmond Post-Dispatch, the melee began when a group of young men wearing Trump gear walked through about 100 protesters at Festival Park. One of the men, who wearing a Trump tee shirt and had previously danced in front of the anti-Trump protesters, indicated he had been punched. The two groups started shoving each other until police broke it up, according to the Post-Dispatch.

Richmond police said five people were detained and one was charged with disorderly conduct.


Those on the scene described chaos.


Meanwhile, Trump used his speech to ramp up attacks on Elizabeth Warren, a longtime foe of Trump and who stepped up her rhetoric against Trump as she endorsed Hillary Clinton this week. Trump reverted to his racially charged insult of calling Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas." The crowd responded with war whoops, according to The Guardian.

Trump followed up just a few minutes later by saying he is “the least racist person.”

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