During a campaign rally, president Donald Trump fat-shamed a protestor, then just eight seconds later, he said his movement was built on 'love'.

About halfway through the rally, which was being held at the Southern New Hampshire University Arena in Manchester, NH, a protestor high up in the stadium interrupted Trump's speech, attracting the president's attention.

Speaking at the rally, Mr Trump said to the protestor:

That guy has got a serious weight problem. Go home, get some exercise.

Then, in true Trump style, eight seconds later, he added:

Our movement is built on love.

Security personnel then proceeded to escort the protestor out of the arena, while at the same time, the rest of the rally booed, reports the Huffington Post.

According to other reporters in attendance, three more protestors were also escorted from the event. Mr Trump used his speech to hit out at the European Union, accusing it of being "worse than China, just smaller".

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He also attempted to reassure his supporters about the state of the US economy, despite the volatile nature of the stock market at present -Dow Jones recently recorded its worse day of the year-, and he told rally-goers that their financial security is dependent upon his re-election in 2020, reports the Evening Standard.

Emphasising his point, he said:

Whether you love me or hate me you have to vote for me.

The US leader also advocated for the number of facilities to house people suffering from mental health issues to be expanded, without suggesting how it would be paid for.

Speaking to the gathered crowd, he said:

We will be taking mentally deranged and dangerous people off of the streets so we won't have to worry so much about them.

We don't have those institutions anymore, and people can't get proper care. There are seriously ill people and they're on the streets

HT Huffington Post

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