Donald Trump supporter charged with assault after breathing on protesters

Ruben Fields
November 24, 2020

Raymond Deskins, 61, was charged with a misdemeanour for simple assault over the weekend after a viral video captured him breathing on two women who were protesting against the USA president. Police have charged a 61-year-old man with simple assault after he allegedly breathed on people with opposing views, per Fox5.

The incident was caught on camera by one of the two women and uploaded on social media. At least one of the women claimed this was assault.

The person said, "I breathed on you!"

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In the 24-second video, unmasked Deskins can be seen in a verbal confrontation with the women who came there to protest Trump.

Protesters have gathered recently outside the Trump National Golf Club, where the president has been spending more time since his projected loss to President-elect Joe Biden, WUSA9 reported.

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The letter said the two women had been protesting the president outside the golf club.

"I'm not in anybody's face", Deskins replied, with the woman responding that he is in her face.

Michael Bowman, public information officer for the Loud Town County Sheriff's Office, confirmed to CNN that Raymond Deskins, the accused, was seen in the video. She added that he "just proceeded to assault us by taking a deep breath and doing a very powerful exhalation on both of us".

So, as a temporary fix, we're told the man and woman in the video were instructed to run to court and get a warrant themselves. apparently, only the woman followed through thus far.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office told TMZ that police weren't initially on the scene and didn't make any arrests once they got there because the video that was captured didn't show the whole picture.

The sheriff's office said it advised the two parties who said they'd been assaulted that they could seek a warrant through a county magistrate.

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