A white Donald Trump supporter Wednesday shook arms and hugged a black protester he punched at a rally final March, urging “you and me, we received to heal our nation,” WRAL reported.
James McGraw, who was charged with assault after hitting Rakeem Jones within the face at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C.
“You already know what you probably did, and I do know what I did,” McGraw advised Jones, video of the apology confirmed.
“I’m not going to say you have been mistaken or I’m fallacious. I hate it worse than something on the planet. If I met you on the street and the identical factor occurred, I might have stated, ‘Go on house. Considered one of us will get harm.’ That’s what I might have stated.
“However we’re caught up in a political mess at the moment, and also you and me, we acquired to heal our nation.”
McGraw pleaded no contest to assault and disorderly conduct, and shall be given a 30-day jail sentence and a yr of unsupervised probation, WRAL reported.
In March, McGraw informed “Inside Version” he had no regrets about clocking Jones, including: “The subsequent time we see him, we’d should kill him,” The Hill reported on the time.
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