The New Reality Of Private Political Rallies

Apr 27, 2016

Donald Trump’s political rallies have been anything but dull over the past few months. Supporters and protestors have attended the gatherings in large numbers and their interactions have often turned ugly. Violence at Trump-sponsored events has been frequent, including several instances of protestors being assaulted by Trump supporters. Because these gatherings are considered private events that are hosted by Trump’s campaign, the rules inside his rallies are much stricter than many people realize.

We sat down with Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Jim Galloway to discuss the particulars of Trump’s private rallies and how they greatly differ from public political events. 

Check out more of Jim Galloway's writing at the AJC's Political Insider blog.