Donald Trump Jr. attained out to the 15-12 months-old Trump supporter who was allegedly assaulted exterior a polling place on New Hampshire primary day this week, telling him that the Trump relatives has “family has your back again.”
“So it turns out that I actually satisfied the 15 12 months old target shortly right before he was attacked by a ill leftist,” Trump Jr. tweeted. “I requested an aide to obtain his amount & just got off the cellular phone with him & his mom. I thanked them for staying this sort of solid supporters. My spouse and children has your back again Nate! #MAGA.”
Trump Jr. reached out to the younger male, Nate Campbell, on Thursday evening just after Fox Information first claimed the incident.
The Windham Police Department arrested Patrick Bradley, 34, on Thursday and billed him with uncomplicated assault and disorderly carry out.
The suspect received in the confront of Campbell, who was sporting a pink “Make The usa Great Again” hat and volunteering at the Trump tent at Windham Substantial College, a polling area for the New Hampshire major.
Police said the incident occurred Tuesday as Bradley exited the voting site inside of the superior university and was strolling by a Trump campaign tent occupied by various supporters. As he handed by the tent, police mentioned, Bradley slapped a 15-12 months-outdated throughout the face and then assaulted two other adults who attempted to intercede.
Bradley is also accused of throwing Trump marketing campaign indicators and trying to knock more than the marketing campaign tent, law enforcement stated.
In the interview with Fox News, the boy’s mother, Cathy Campbell, described the incident involving her son.
“My son stayed home from university on Tuesday for a doctor’s appointment and we drove by the higher faculty to go vote. When we acquired there, we noticed Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, and my son was over the moon,” she said. “My son is the most patriotic kid you’d at any time meet in your life.”
She stated she was apprehensive about him wearing the MAGA hat.
“But he wore the hat,” she explained, “simply because he’s a very pleased 15-calendar year-outdated and he doesn’t know what men and women are going to be like.”
Campbell mentioned she dropped her son off to volunteer at the faculty.
“My son was standing exterior on the sidewalk and he mentioned ‘have a nice night time,’ he said it to everybody. But this gentleman was activated,” Campbell spelled out. “He claimed ‘f— you’ to him and wound up his hand as rapid as he could and slapped him throughout the confront.”
Campbell claimed that a man, also donning a MAGA hat, arrived in excess of to intervene. According to Campbell, that man now has a fractured jaw.
Campbell instructed Fox News that her spouse is a firefighter in town and was on responsibility all through the incident.
“He bought the simply call about the assault and did not know it was our son till he got there,” she described.
“He’s the sweetest child,” Campbell explained of her son. “He was so fired up and not acknowledging that a thing like this could transpire.”
Since the incident Tuesday, Campbell stated her son is “pretty traumatized.”
“This male life in our city. It’s fairly unnerving,” she claimed, but extra that her son has been likely to university and is getting “a great deal of guidance from his friends.”
“There will usually be the people who consider to blame the victim,” she reported. “But he undoubtedly did almost nothing incorrect.”
She extra: “It’s frightening that you just cannot specific which political occasion you are. Individuals will need to know how significantly intolerance there is correct now.”
“It sickens me that individuals would be offended at a kid for putting on a stupid hat,” she explained. “And most people that has achieved out has just talked about what an incredible child he is.”
The incident follows other violence versus Trump supporters. A Florida guy, Gregory Timm, 27, is accused of ramming his van into a Republican Party voter registration tent on Saturday. An arrest report mentioned Timm told deputies he did not like Trump and “someone had to consider a stand.”
In the meantime, on Friday, Trump Jr. slammed media stores for not providing Campbell’s incident a lot more coverage.
“Given the major stream media’s willingness to demolish the life of teenage conservatives, like the Covington Catholic kids, it really should come as no shock that they would scarcely contact this story of an adult far left Democrat assaulting a 15 year aged,” he tweeted. “Where are you clowns on this?”