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Outside the rally: One person detained for causing disturbance

Megan Abundis
September 16, 2019 08:58 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- One person was detained for causing a disturbance outside the president's campaign rally in Rio Rancho.

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Thousands of people showed up hours before President Donald Trump’s rally was scheduled to begin.

The crowd included people of all ages.

The president’s supporters said they are ready to hear how he will "Keep America Great."

“We are a very blue state here and we are among last in education and economy our population is declining,” Lew Knight. “I would love to see what he could do for us economically to get us built up and rolling again as a great Sun Belt state."

In addition to supporters, protesters also showed up at the Santa Ana Star Center.

“I've never been so afraid for my democracy,” Janet Stokes said. “I feel that it's being eroded and destroyed every day that he is in the White House."

The protest section was separated from the Trump supporters.

There was also a large police presence at the venue to make sure the crowd did not get out of control.

People at the event said everything mostly remained peaceful.

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