Appearing at a rally in Sioux Center, Iowa, 2016 GOP presidential front runner Donald Trump jokingly said his fans are so loyal to him that he could shoot somebody and “not lose any voters.”
The billionaire businessman, who seems to get a bump in the polls every time he makes an outrageous statement, may not be far off the mark with his comments.
“They say I have the most loyal people,” Trump said, “Where I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters, okay? It’s like incredible.”
As members of the crowd laughed, Trump added, “You know they say, Trump’s voters are — I’m at 68, 69 percent — I’m at 90 percent total [in the polls].”
Trump then slammed the other GOP candidates by saying their support is either “soft” or “they have no people.”
Watch the video below from CNN:
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