An 82-year-old man by the name of Charlie Chase was attacked while holding a Trump 2020 sign showing support for President Donald Trump.
Charlie said He was standing on the side of the road in Fall River, Massachusetts when a 27-year-old man Aidan Courtright, saw him waving the sign he stop in his tracks got out of his car, and started yelling at the 82-year-old man “Give me the *** sign!”. Aidan Courtright then takes the sign ripped it in half and attacked the elderly man, allegedly knocking the Trump hat off of his head, grabbing him by his shirt, picking him up and slamming him to the ground. Then he allegedly continued to attack the man on the ground, kicking him in the ribs with a “leather pointed shoe.”
Witnesses saw the attack got Aidan license plate before he fled. officers later arrested the man and charged him with assault and battery on a person over 60, assault with a dangerous weapon, a civil right violation with injury and vandalism of personal property.
According to DailyCaller
The president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., heard about the incident and tweeted out a request for Chase’s contact information Friday, to which radio host Howie Carr responded that Chase was coming on his show at 4:30 p.m.
Chase, a retired teacher, was overcome with emotion after hearing Trump Jr. pop up on the call.
“I just wanted to say I saw your story, and I’m sorry you had to go through that,” said Trump Jr. “We really appreciate the support and stuff like that shouldn’t be going on in America, and I just wanted to say thank you for that support. Thank you for your steadfast loyalty, for your service to our country. It means the world to us, and I want to have my team get you to get some extra MAGA swag, hats, gear, flags and everything like that, just to thank you for everything you stand for, my friend.”
“I have to thank you guys,” said an emotional Chase. “You don’t know how much you mean to us. Thank you.”
“I promise you, it’s guys like you that keep us motivated, patriot Americans, and thank you so much for your service to our country,” said Trump Jr. “Your guys are truly a remarkable generation and I wish we had more like you.”
“Well, thank you,” Chase responded. “This will not scare me away. I’m going to be doing this continuously right up until the election.”