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Protestors Meet Donald Trump Jr. at UCLA Event

President’s son on campus Monday to promote new book

By Sam Catanzaro

As Donald Trump Jr. spoke at UCLA yesterday, demonstrators on both sides showed up to be heard as the president’s son was on campus promoting his new book.

UCLA police were present for crowd control. According to Lt. Kevin Kilgore, there were no arrests or physical confrontations.

Inside the event, organized by a group called Turning Point USA, Trump Jr. and his girlfriend former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, got into a loud exchange with some protesters.

Trump’s book, “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us,” was released November 5.

According to UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez, the Trump Jr. talk was not a university-sponsored event.

“The speakers were invited to campus by one of UCLA’s more than 1,200 student organizations, all of whom have access to university resources,” he said in a statement. “Freedom of speech and expression are core values at UCLA, but allowing someone to speak on campus is not an endorsement of their views. UCLA is committed to equity, inclusion and mutual respect as well as protecting the physical safety of everyone on campus. This includes their right to speak, be heard, hear others and peacefully dissent.”

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