Trump on Nev. Protester: ‘I’d Like to Punch Him’

One night before the Nevada GOP caucuses, Donald Trump made his final pitch at a Las Vegas rally where he also told the crowd he'd like to punch a protester in the face and fondly recalled the "old days" when "guys like that" would "be carried out on a stretcher," NBC News reported. 

One man held a sign that read "Veterans to Mr. Trump: End hate speech against Muslims." Another interrupted while Trump railed against Obamacare. But the demonstrator who drew Trump's wrath emerged when the Republican talked about unemployment and slow GDP growth.

"He's smiling. See, he's having a good time," Trump said before going on the offensive. "Oh, I love the old days, you know? You know what I hate? There's a guy, totally disruptive, throwing punches, we're not allowed to punch back anymore. I love the old days, you know what they used to do to guys like that when they were in a place like this? They'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. Oh, it's true."

Trump also called rival Ted Cruz "sick," criticizing him for what Trump feels were unfair and dishonest robo-calls and ads in South Carolina. "There's something wrong with this guy," he said.

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