MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Trump’s re-election campaign says he supports the people’s right to free speech — as hundreds of Democratic activists plan to protest his rally here Thursday and police make plans to keep the “for” and “against” groups apart.
“The president always supports people’s opportunities to exercise their First Amendment rights for free speech,” said Erin Perrine, deputy communications director for Trump’s re-election campaign.
Hundreds of Democrats are signed up to demonstrate outside the Southern New Hampshire University arena in Manchester before Trump’s “Keep America Great” rally, said Zandra Rice Hawkins, executive director of Granite State Progress.
“We’re reminding folks that the values that President Trump is espousing, particularly the hateful rhetoric, are not beneficial for Granite Staters,” Rice Hawkins said. “People are concerned about the…