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Watch what happens when a bold 71-year-old Trump supporter walks right into a crowd of BLM protesters

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Donald Trump’s appearance in Philadelphia was bound to draw some protesters, and one unlikely pro-Trump counter-protester found himself in a bit of a fracas when he walked right in the middle of them holding a giant “I Love Walls” sign.

You’ve got to admire Jerry Lambert’s spunk. The 71-year-old Trump-supporter drove into town wearing a white suit with a red tie and armed with three enormous signs that said “Democrats for Trump,” “Jail Putin” and “I Love Walls.”

However, he soon found himself smack-dab in the middle of a crowd of a group of Black Lives Matter protesters, including one Asa Khalif, who was caught on video grabbing Lambert’s sign, tearing it, and throwing it to the pavement on North Broad Street, according to PhillyVoice.

When the police broke up the scuffle, Khalif told them the technical truth. “I did not touch him!” Instead, “I touched the sign!”

Lambert, however, felt like Khalif should have been arrested: “He assaulted me. He knocked me on the head. I have a First Amendment right to picket peacefully. He’s not peaceful. … I’m a peaceful protestor. First Amendment gives me the right to protest in a peaceful manner.”

Lambert also told PhillyVoice why he supports Trump: “He’s he only candidate who has the nerve to tell the truth about what’s happening in this country. Unemployment is 20 percent, not 5 percent that the people in Washington tell ya. Israel has a wall. There was the great Chinese wall of China.”

According to lieutenant John Stanford, officers on the scene “didn’t see anything that warranted an arrest.”

Once he cooled down, even Lambert agreed, telling PhillyVoice that these types of things happen when “someone gets overheated. It’s no big deal. I’m alright.”

“If I was in any other country, they’d hang me from a tree. God Bless America. We can’t do this in other countries. They have a right to protest, but when someone grabs your property, that’s going over the line, and it almost got there. They have a right to scream and yell, but I do, too. That’s what makes our country so great.”

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