From “knock the crap out of him" to "I certainly don’t condone that at all": Watch Trump directly contradict himself on violence against protestors at his rallies

Watch our video to see Trump encourage violence over and over again

By Patrice Waite
Published March 12, 2016 12:49AM (UTC)
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a campaign rally Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (AP)

Donald Trump addressed violence at his rallies at Thursday night's debate saying “I certainly don’t condone that at all" when asked if he'd "done anything to create a tone where this kind of violence could be encouraged.”

The statement was a direct contradiction of his past remarks — particularly one made on Feb. 1 when he said "Knock the crap out of him, would you? Seriously, okay, just knock the hell, I promise you I will pay your legal fees," in reference to a protestor.

Watch our video to see Trump contradict himself by encouraging violence over and over again.

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