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Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

"This is so exciting, isn't it?"

Voice of America reporting: An angry wave of protesters broke through barricades, disrupting a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico, Tuesday evening.

The protestors didn’t stop, even when policemen, many on horseback, repeatedly warned them to stay away from a sidewalk in front of the venue, where Trump supporters were lined up to enter the rally.

Most common attributes among the people were Anarchy symbols and messages including "Trump is Fascist" and "We've heard enough"  and burned T-shirts and other paraphernalia bearing Trump's slogan "Make America Great Again," which some protesters threw at police officers.

Bottles and rocks were also reportedly thrown, but thankfully, the only thing that was damaged was the glass doors to the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Several protest members managed to slip inside the rally as well, constantly interrupting the real-estate mogul. Some were dragged out of the building as an onlooking Trump commented: "This is so exciting, isn't it?"

The rally marked Trump's first visit to New Mexico, the nation's most heavily Hispanic state.  It is led by Governor Susana Martinez - the U.S.'s only Hispanic governor and head of the Republican Governor's Association. Martinez did not attend the rally and is yet to endorse a presidential candidate.

By Stefan Paraber for GIA

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