Yesterday the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department released a statement confirming violence incitement charges were being considered for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump after a protestor was punched in the face at a Fayetteville, North Carolina rally last week. Trump is on record calling for the punching of protestors and has offered to pay the legal fees for defendants.
Here is the full statement from the Cumberland County sheriff's office pic.twitter.com/CHVgiNyWqa— Chris Megerian (@ChrisMegerian) March 14, 2016
After a short investigation, the Sheriff's Department will not charge Trump.
Definitive determination -- NO INCITEMENT CHARGES AGAINST TRUMP. From county sheriff's office pic.twitter.com/FbmBdoM1ic— Steven Portnoy (@stevenportnoy) March 14, 2016