Protesters Interrupt Trump’s Economic Address More Than 10 Times (VIDEO)

A demonstrator is led away as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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More than 10 female protesters interrupted the first 30 minutes of Donald Trump’s Monday speech on economic policy.

The GOP nominee didn’t get more than a few minutes into his Monday speech at the Detroit Economic Club before shouting broke out:

“It’s very well planned out,” Trump said, as one female protestor was escorted out.

“I will say the Bernie Sanders people had far more energy and spirit,” he added, when another disrupted his address less than five minutes later, and didn’t acknowledge further interruptions.

The Michigan Peoples Campaign later issued a statement claiming responsibility for coordinating the protests in order to challenge Trump’s positions on sexual harassment and auto jobs.

This post has been updated.

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  1. How rude! On the other hand, no one deserves it more. I just hate to see people sinking to his level. He’s preaching to his converts, this just gives them an excuse to blame “libtards.” Don’t get down in the mud to fight a pig.

  2. I intentionally left to go get lunch when Trump started speaking, and when I came back my “I don’t support Trump, but…” coworker started excitedly telling me about it.

  3. Can one interrupt something that’s incoherent?

  4. When Trump reads from the Teleprompter I always feel like he’s the little bratty kid in class doing “Show and Tell”. I’m sure the Media will applaud him for finally giving “specifics” in the speech but it’s just the same old Rightwing garbage that has never worked in the past. Let’s get to the debates when he won’t be able to follow the Teleprompter.

  5. Didn’t watch it, but was the math fucked up just as expected?

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