Donald Trump issues call to shoot people robbing stores in California

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'We will immediately stop all of the pillaging and theft.'

In an occasionally dark and profane speech, Donald Trump on Friday sought to win over Republicans in California by complaining that rich people in Beverly Hills smell bad because they’re denied water, reiterating lies about widespread election fraud and calling on police to shoot people robbing stores.

While many of his remarks at the California Republican Party convention in Anaheim were familiar retreads of Trump’s attacks and grievances, his encouragement of violent retribution against criminals marked an escalation of his longstanding tough-on-crime message.

“We will immediately stop all of the pillaging and theft. Very simply: If you rob a store, you can fully expect to be shot as you are leaving that store,” he said, drawing loud applause. “Shot!” he added for emphasis.

Trump was one of several Republican presidential contenders appearing at the event in this Democratic stronghold. While there’s little hope for any of them to defeat President Joe Biden here in a general election, California will play a critical role in the slate of states voting on March 5 in the so-called Super Tuesday primaries.

With 169 delegates at stake, a win in California would move a Republican presidential candidate much closer to the nomination. And a recent rule change could give Trump, who is so far dominating the primary, an advantage. If he wins more than 50% of the vote, he would be awarded each of the state’s delegates.

A Public Policy Institute of California voter survey released Wednesday, but conducted in late August and early September, found Trump with support from nearly half of the likely Republican primary voters. DeSantis was far back, at 14%, with the rest of the field lagging in single digits.

Associated Press


  • Thomas Kaspar

    September 30, 2023 at 5:07 pm

    Authorize looting of democratic politicians and news media homes .no problem.

    • Rick Whitaker

      October 1, 2023 at 7:15 am

      what about “authorize looting ” of maga cultist like thomas kaspar’s home. see how stupid that sounds. hate, hate, hate, you are obviously full of hate. that will affect your physical health just like it has already affected your mental health. i worry about sick people like you. you need help.

  • MAGgie

    September 30, 2023 at 5:09 pm

    Again he encourages chaos and violence in America. He really thinks the only ones in America with guns are the maggots?? LOL.

    • Impeach Biden

      September 30, 2023 at 5:39 pm

      Umm look at the violence and chaos supported and endorsed by the Blue politicians. Ask yourself why these people are looting stores in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, etc. These criminals do not fear the police. Most of these crimes are taking place in cities whose politicians supported the defund the. Police movement.

      • Rick Whitaker

        October 1, 2023 at 7:30 am

        what about the crimes of your savior, trump? he supports violence and chaos. you are a hypocrite. all criminals commit crimes, just like the crime boss trump does. trump stole my money when he commited tax fraud , but you’re o. k. with that. i’m for defunding trump. dems aren’t for defunding the police, that’s maga propaganda. but, you being a maga cultist, you believe propaganda. open your closed mind.

        • Gene

          October 1, 2023 at 8:37 am

          Only a total blind man can’t see what the BIDEN CRIME FAMILY has done to the country…highest inflation in decades…crime out of control…CHINESE INTERESTS PUT AHEAD OF OUR COUNTRY’S…WE HAVE BEEN SOLD OUT !!!
          No one has asked PELOSI why she refused NATIONAL GUARD ASSISTANCE WHEN IT WAS OFFERED…think about it…IT WAS A SETUP!!!

          • Bwj

            October 1, 2023 at 1:16 pm

            Pelosi wasn’t directly responsible for Capitol Security. That responsibility falls to Capitol Police. As it was, Trump didn’t mobilize the National Guard

          • Rick Whitaker

            October 1, 2023 at 5:47 pm

            gene you are a fox brainwashed maga cultist. normal people don’t pay any attention to misinformed maga cultist like you. your post scored a perfect 100. 100% wrong and downright childish. how could you repeat garbage like that? don’t answer, it’s because you are brainwashed with maga cult lies. you are a white christian, right. hater!

          • Silly Wabbit

            October 2, 2023 at 11:15 am

            You kwazy.

      • Silly Wabbit

        October 2, 2023 at 11:17 am

        You ass.

    • T.H. Rowmuny

      September 30, 2023 at 7:42 pm

      “. . .he encourages chaos and violence in America.” What a silly comment. America is natively violent and is descending into chaos. No amount of money printed by Joe Biden and thrown at the evildoers will stop this continuing and now apparently unstoppable descent into national ruin. Patriotic, law-abiding Americans most certainly are not the only ones with guns. But for the sake of the our future. they had better be most of the ones with guns.

      • Rick Whitaker

        October 1, 2023 at 7:35 am

        hey, keep guns out of it. we have a democracy, we don’t do things that way. maga , well who knows what them violent haters will do. some have already took trump’s message to heart and murdered innocent people.

      • Silly Wabbit

        October 2, 2023 at 11:18 am

        You kwazy.

    • Tom

      October 2, 2023 at 7:45 am

      The thing I find funny and stupidly sad at the same time is that by advocating gun violence, he’s pretty much going full Mao Zedong with his ‘change will come through the barrel of a gun’ rhetoric. I though the maga mob hated communists and yet here they are advocating for their basic philosophy. You can’t make this stuff up. I guess the reason trump loves the uneducated is because he are one. This is unpresidented. /s

  • Earl Pitts "Truth Teller" American

    September 30, 2023 at 7:15 pm

    Good evening my Patriots
    The Donald just got a little confused in his elderlyness because he heard The Ronald speak to shooting criminal non-citizens breaking imto our country which BTW IS TOTALLY OK AND LEGAL.
    But many of the looters Trump wants to shoot are American Citizens and we wont be doing that under the next POTUS Ron Desantis administration. No Sir these citizens will not be shot rather they will appear in court and likely do some prison time.
    There is really no quick fix to the lawlessness brought on America by the Dook 4 Brains Left.
    It’s going to take time and hard work but Desantis wont let you down my Patriots.
    Earl Pitts American
    *Free Bumper Sticker*
    *VOTE DESANTIS 2024 & 2028*

    • Rick Whitaker

      October 1, 2023 at 7:38 am

      MEMO: ignore stupid comment from billy purser, aka earl

    • Earl is right

      October 1, 2023 at 1:29 pm

      Yes, agreed. The looters and the border invaders. The only way it will stop.

      • Rick Whitaker

        October 1, 2023 at 5:59 pm

        so for you murder is right. that’s not the only way to stop it unless you live in north korea

    • Rick Whitaker

      October 1, 2023 at 5:56 pm

      earl, you are 82 and you are calling trump elderly and confused. no wonder you are confused, you’re 4 years older than’s a conundrum for you, how could someone tell the truth if they don’t know the truth. now if you called yourself a lie teller, that would be the truth. like reverend al says, “gotcha”

      • Earl Pitts "Beware Of Earl's Size 13 Wingtip" American

        October 1, 2023 at 7:33 pm

        Thanks Rick,
        I, Earl Pitts American, am so proud of you. You have moved up to my most favorite leftist wacky contrarian commenter of the week. FYI our weeks start on Sunday (Today) and end on Saturday. So you know what that means Rick, if you go out on top, as Earl’s weekly Favey-Fave Employee of the Week, this coming Saturday night at Midnight Eastern Time your take home pay for the week will be doubled.
        Keep up the excellant work my besty lefty,
        I’m so proud of you Rick, a tear just welled up in my eye, you’re like a Son to me Rickey 👍👍👍

        • Rick Whitaker

          October 2, 2023 at 6:39 am

          once again, a unfunny inane comment, so predictable.

  • My Take

    September 30, 2023 at 8:16 pm

    I’m actually surprised the recommendation was for the police, rather than any GùnGOPer standing nearby.
    No matter. Shameless panderer or deranged raver? Hard to tell.

  • Michael K

    September 30, 2023 at 8:33 pm

    Imagine if an order came to shoot to kill the insurrectionists and traitors who tried to overturn a free and fair election.

    • Rick Whitaker

      October 1, 2023 at 7:43 am

      i thought that would happen. remember trump said remove the magna monitors

  • Sonja Fitch

    October 2, 2023 at 4:36 am

    Omg maga man goes all in! Nothing is sacred to trump but MONEY. Will kill maime anything for power and Money ! Common Good!

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