Grand Rapids Trump rally cancelled, pro-Trump and anti-Trump groups clash

The Michigan Trump Republicans planned to meet in Rosa Parks Circle, but the rain forced them to move inside.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - When the rain didn't stop and a downtown restaurant asked them to leave, Michigan Trump Republicans had to cancel a Grand Rapids rally they planned Tuesday night. 

But not before a clash with some anti-trump protestors. To get out of the rain at Rosa Parks Circle, the Michigan Trump Republicans tried to move their rally inside to Flanagan’s Irish Pub on Pearl Street. 

But after receiving threats, organizers say the restaurant management asked them to leave. Once outside the pro- trump People were met by a chanting anti-Trump demonstration.

“Our agenda was about the same as theirs,” explained Trump protestor.  “To say what we believe, stand up for what we believe and stand against the things we don't believe.”

“But we are not going to be stopped,” said Michigan Trump Republican Meshawn Maddock. “People who support President Trump and his America First agenda are not going to be stopped. We are not going to quit.”

Flanagan’s issued a statement on Twitter.

Michigan Trump Republicans say they have held rallies in over 20 Michigan cities. They say they hope to be back in Grand Rapids in November.

“We will be back,” promises Maddock. “We will be back.”

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