A group of communists protesting President Trump’s swing through California earlier this week decided to burn an American flag.
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On Tuesday, a group identifying themselves as the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA was outside the Beverly Hills Hotel protesting President Trump’s and decided to burn an American flag while chanting “America Was Never Great.”
The scene turned “chaotic” as counter protesters appear to have tried to stop the flag burning.
When a fascist who's torturing ppl in concentration camps, threatening Iran, & attacking the homeless comes to your city… What do YOU do? While most ppl in LA stayed home, a determined group from the Rev Club sent a msg 2 Trump: Fuck you & the shithole system u rule over! pic.twitter.com/fnXQc9nCWA
— Revolution Club Los Angeles (@revclub_la) September 18, 2019
One of the reporters on the scene reported that fighting broke out between several groups
— Chris Holmstrom (@ChrisVHolmstrom) September 18, 2019
Police were called to the scene, and at least one person was arrested.
— Tracey Leong (@Tracey_Leong) September 18, 2019
Apparently, one of the counter protesters was handcuffed by police for trying to stop the Communists’ flag burning.
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