Donald Trump spoke about the Clinton campaign platform, the military, the border and other issues at a rally at the University of Northern Colorado on Sunday.
Trump spoke for just under an hour, but the lines outside the rally proved larger for protesters and supporters to clash compared to the previous rally held in Loveland.
Trump took the stage shortly after 4 p.m, but lines had been forming since at least 1 p.m., according to coverage from the Coloradoan.
Around 50 protestors gathered outside the arena, as they were able to come closer to the line to enter than they were at the rally held in Loveland. By the time Trump took the stage, there were at least 75 people protesting, according to the Coloradoan.
Protestors carried signs that said, “Love trumps hate,” and shouted phrases such as “dump Trump” and “nasty women get stuff done”.
Those waiting in the Trump line stepped away to begin counter-protesting. UNC police officers were on scene, but no physical incidents occurred, although the two groups shouted at each other.
Shortly after 4 p.m., Trump took the stage.
“In nine days, we are going to win the state of Colorado and we are going to win back the White House,” Trump said at the beginning of his speech.
Trump said he would spend the next nine days with the American people speaking positively.
“Hillary Clinton is not the victim,” Trump said. “You the American people are the victims of this corrupt system. And this is your last chance to change it.”
Trump was critical of Clinton’s tax plan, which he believes will raise tax rates.
Trump said he will invest more in infrastructure for the military, look at overall improvement and bolster ranks. He was critical of how the military is currently being managed and feels that the country is currently vulnerable.
Trump spoke about the wall he will build on the Mexican border if elected and said people will enter legally if they enter the country. Trump also mentioned returning undocumented workers should they commit a crime while in the U.S.
Other issues Trump touched on briefly were fracking and the middle class. He said eventually fracking will cease to exist in America. Trump promised the crowd to lower taxes for the middle class by millions of dollars.
Trump informed the crowd to check on their ballots after voting, after asking the crowd if they were concerned about ballots being counted properly and the legitimacy of the voting process.
“We are the movement of the future,” Trump said. “The future lies with the dreamers, not the cynics and the critics … we’re asking for the vote of every American who believes truth and justice should rule the day.”
In closing, Trump ended by saying he will make America great again.
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