As a group of men with uniforms reading "Sheriff's Office" escorted 26-year-old Rakeem Jones out of a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, 78-year-old John McGraw sucker-punched him in the face. Here is video:
Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sean Swain told the Washington Post that McGraw was charged with assault and disorderly conduct "in connection with the incident."
Inside Edition managed to track McGraw down for an interview, where he definitely said a bunch of things:
When asked if he liked the rally, he said: “You bet I liked it. Knocking the hell out of that big mouth.”
And when asked why he punched the protester, he said: "Number one, we don’t know if he’s ISIS. We don’t know who he is, but we know he’s not acting like an American, cussing me… If he wants it laid out, I laid it out."
He added: “Yes, he deserved it. The next time we see him, we might have to kill him. We don’t know who he is. He might be with a terrorist organization.”
Jones's friend Ronnie Rouse, who attended the rally, told Inside Edition that "the people that are going to his rallies are hateful people."
Michael Rosen is a reporter for Fusion based out of Oakland.