Trump Supporter Hugs Protester He Punched At Rally Last Year

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A President Donald Trump supporter hugs a protester he sucker-punched at a campaign rally in North Carolina last March.

John McGraw and Rakeem Jones had lunch together this week.

Prosecutors charged McGraw with assault.

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A judge sentenced him to probation.

McGraw and Jones discussed what happened and how to move forward.

They say the racial undertones surrounding the incident remain.

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“Like I said, getting to know the other side, period. Just figure out what’s going on with the other side,” Jones said.

“I wish somehow Jones and I could go to white churches and black churches and talk to them,” said McGraw.

McGraw says he and Jones were both caught up in a “political mess.”

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