Donald Trump Jr. Heckled By Alt-Right Supporters at Turning Point USA Event

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Posted: Nov 11, 2019 3:15 PM
Donald Trump Jr. Heckled By Alt-Right Supporters at Turning Point USA Event

Source: AP Photo/Chris Seward

Donald Trump Jr.'s event for his new book "Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us" did not go as planned on Sunday after he and Kimberly Guilfoyle were shouted at by alt-right attendees. 

The two-hour event at the University of California, Los Angeles was cut short after the attendees discovered there was not going to be a question and answer session, leading to the alt-righters chanting "Q & A!" and "America first!"

Trump and Guilfoyle tried to calm them down, but the group wanted nothing to do with it.

“You’re not making your parents proud by being rude and disruptive...Respect the people around you so that they can hear...I bet you engage and go on online dating because you're impressing no one here to get a date in person," Guilfoyle said to the hecklers.

When it became clear they were going to continue to shout at them, Trump and Guilfoyle walked off the stage.

The hecklers are supporters of alt-right figure Nick Fuentes, a 22-year-old activist and podcaster, who has been feuding with Turning Point USA over its support for LGBT conservatives and accuses the leadership of putting Israel's interests in front of the United States.

Two Fuentes supporters, Joe and Orion Miles, told The Guardian the pro-Trump movement was being infected with "fake conservatism" and Trump was at the mercy of a cabal of deep state operatives who wouldn’t let him do many of the things he campaigned on.

Fuentes has a history of making racist and anti-Semitic remarks, including denying the death toll of the Holocaust, along with attending the white supremacist "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville.

"Our problem is not with @DonaldJTrumpJr who is a patriot— We are supporters of his father," Fuentes tweeted after the event. "Our problem is with Charlie Kirk’s TPUSA organization that SHUTS DOWN and SMEARS socially conservative Christians and supporters of President Trump’s agenda. We are AMERICA FIRST!"