n activist is removed by police after it was announced that a rally with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the University of Illinois at Chicago would be postponed on March 11 in Chicago. Organizers postponed the rally citing safety reasons after hundreds of demonstrators were ticketed for the event.
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Donald Trump cancelled a rally on Friday at the University of Illinois at Chicago after protesters and Trump supporters confronted each other in the venue.
Trump, who never made it inside, issued this statement:
“Mr. Trump just arrived in Chicago and after meeting with law enforcement has determined that for the safety of all of the tens of thousands of people that have gathered in and around the arena, tonight’s rally will be postponed to another date.
Thank you very much for your attendance and please go in peace.”