Trump rally In Phoenix delayed as protesters shut down roads, sheriff’s deputies make arrests
GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trumps scheduled rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona was delayed as protesters shut down the main road using cars and chaining themselves together.
According to AZCentral, protesters lined up early, stopping traffic on the eastbound lanes of Shea Boulevard, the main route into the Phoenix suburb.
As drivers sat in the cars while sheriff’s deputies tried to clear the road, protesters chanted, “Donald Trump, shut it down. Phoenix is a people’s town.”
Other held signs reading “Stand against racism.”
Security for the Trump rally, expected to draw thousands, is being provided by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a Trump supporter.
Prior To Trump’s address, Arpaio told the assembled crowd that three protesters were taken into custody