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Eleven people were arrested Sunday after a skirmish broke out in New York between anti-Trump protesters and a group called "Jews for Trump."
According to the New York Times, the incident occurred when a caravan of Trump supporters ran into anti-Trump protestors from Brooklyn at Times Square. Physical and verbal altercations were exchanged between the two groups with words such as "fascists" and "anarchists" exchanged before police officers broke them up.
Counter-protesters confronted MAGA demonstrators at 5th Ave. and 59th St. while police stood by and watched.
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They drove off the MAGA crowd, and police stopped them from following.- NYC Protest Updates 2020 (@protest_nyc)
According to the report, everyone arrested in the incident has been released except for one person who threw eggs at the face of two police officers.
Former New York City mayor and Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani was also reportedly involved in the incident when he encountered the anti-Trump protestors while driving down 5th Avenue.
In a video posted on Twitter, Giuliani can be seen in the passenger seat of a car with the windows down while protestors went up to the vehicle and shouted expletives.
"Look at all the animals here," he said referring to the protestors. "They can only say two words 'F-you. F-you.' Must be a breakdown in education. Extremely inarticulate young people."
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In a later interview, Giuliani said the encounter happened after he had taped his radio show.
The New York Times noted that the NYPD does not expect this confrontation to be the last in the city as Election Day gets closer.
Police officials have stressed officers must remain neutral. However, on Saturday an NYPD officer drove through Brooklyn in a patrol car and through a megaphone. That officer has since been suspended without pay.
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