Man donning Trump merchandise charged after 'forcefully exhaling' on two women

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Nov 24, 2020, 09.17 AM(IST)

Man donning Trump merchandise charged after 'forcefully exhaling' on two women | @DougChristianDC Photograph:( Twitter )

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A man donning a Donald Trump shirt with an inflatable inner tube wrapping his belly was recently seem purposely exhaling on two women outside incumbent US President Donald Trump’s golf course in Virginia. Now, he has been charged with simple assault

A man donning a Donald Trump shirt with an inflatable inner tube wrapping his belly was recently seen purposely exhaling on two women outside incumbent US President Donald Trump’s golf course in Virginia. Now, he has been charged with simple assault.

The 61-year-old Raymond Deskins of Sterling, Virginia was charged with misdemeanour simple assault, as claimed by Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office statement.

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Out of the two women he was exhaling on, one filmed the video and shared it on social, after which it gained traction across social media.

In another clip of Deskins - he was seeing arguing with women who were protesting against Trump, and without a mask.

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In the clip, one of the women can be heard saying "Get away from me! Get away from me!" Another woman told him “You don't get up in somebody's face”. Deskins responded with “I’m not in anybody's face."

"You are in my face - and you don't have a mask, so you need to back up”, the woman retorted with.

At this moment, the man was seen exhaling forcefully on women. To this, one of the women responded with “That's assault!" The man said - “I breathed on you" after which he exhaled on the woman filming.

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