Trump's lawyers are arguing protesters had 'no right' to 'express dissenting views' at his campaign rallies

Trump protestor.
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President Trump's lawyers are arguing that protesters at a March 2016 campaign rally had "no right" to "express dissenting views" from the then-candidate's, Politico reports. The protesters say they were violently ejected from the Louisville, Kentucky, rally by Trump supporters as Trump hollered "get 'em outta here" and "don't hurt 'em."

The lawsuit notes Trump "promised to pay the legal fees of those who — following Trump's urgings — removed the protesters."

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