Marco Rubio: Violence At Donald Trump Rallies Should Convince GOP To Dump Him

  • by: Alan Duke

Marco Rubio, who has been running third and fourth in the Republican presidential race, told Fox News Saturday that the rowdiness of Donald Trump campaign events should cost Trump support.

"You can't ignore that violence is increasing at Donald Trump events," Rubio said. He pointed to the incident in North Carolina where a Trump supporter punched a black protester.

"Is this what the party is going to be about?" Rubio asked. "If it is, we are in a lot of trouble."

He said it was becoming increasingly tougher for him to keep his pledge to support Trump if he wins the GOP presidential nomination.

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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