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Trump Supporter Heckled At Boston Rally (Video)

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Video footage (below) of counter protesters in Boston yelling at a President Donald Trump supporter has surfaced online.

The footage was captured by Univision reporter Jessica Weiss on Aug. 19, the Daily Mail reported. It shows a Trump supporter donning an Israeli flag around his neck with a shirt that reads, "Proud member of the basket of deplorables."

Counter protesters were reportedly heard yelling, "F**k you racist!" and, "Get the f**k out of our f**king town," at the proud Trump supporter as he marched through demonstrators. He was also seen donning Trump's signature "Make America Great Again" hat, which was snatched off by one of the demonstrators.

Other counter protesters were seen trying to keep the peace, shouting: "No violence! No violence!"

Weiss asked the man why he attended the "free speech rally."

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"I want to show that people shouldn't be afraid to voice their other views and voice their opinions,"  the Trump supporter responded. "You shouldn't be afraid to go outside and say you're conservative."

Thousands of protesters marched through the city toward the historic Boston Common, where conservatives had planned to speak, but soon left. Law enforcement officials estimated that nearly 40,000 demonstrators attended the rally.

Counter protesters chanted slogans and waved signs that read, "Make Nazis Afraid Again," ''Love your neighbor," ''Resist fascism" and, "Hate never made U.S. great." Another large banner that read, "SMASH THE WHITE SUPREMACY," was also seen.

Despite some of the disturbing video footage that has surfaced online, officials said the event was mostly peaceful.

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Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said that “99.9 percent of the people were here for the right reason and that’s to fight hate and bigotry,” and that “40,000 people [were out there] standing tall against hatred and bigotry in our city and that’s a good feeling," according to Deadline.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh also praised the event, calling it “a very successful day” for the city and police. Walsh added that “no one got hurt, no one got killed, and there was no significant property damage.”

Trump also took to Twitter to comment on the Boston demonstrations.

"Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston. Police are looking tough and smart! Thank you," the president tweeted. "Great job by all law enforcement officers and Boston Mayor [Marty Walsh]."

"Our great country has been divided for decades. Sometimes you need protest in order to heal, & we will heal, & be stronger than ever before!" Trump continued. "I want to applaud the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate. Our country will soon come together as one!"

Sources: Daily Mail, Deadline, Donald J. Trump/Twitter (2, 3, 4) / Featured Image: Kristin Shoemaker/Flickr / Embedded Images: Jessica Weiss/Univision via Daily Mail, Josh Reynolds/Daily Mail

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