VIDEO: Trump enchantment of New Mexico supporters, including Native voters

Native American voters from several tribes turn out to both support and protest the president at a rally in New Mexico.

In Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Donald J. Trump rallied his supporters Monday night at the Santa Ana Star Center. Residents of the Land of Enchantment were quick to respond to his appearance. Reporter Jonathan Sims was there to capture the action and filed this video report. 

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Trump Rally 1 - New Mexico 2019 - Navajo Rancher
A Trump supporter at the rally at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Ranch, New Mexico, on September 16, 2019.(Photo by Jonathan Sims)
Trump Rally 3 - New Mexico 2019 - Crowd waiting
The crowd waits for Donald J. Trump, who is running for re-election in 2020, at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on September 16, 2019.(Photo by Jonathan Sims)
Trump Rally 2 - New Mexico 2019 - Crowd greets
The crowd greets Trump at his rally at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on September 16, 2019.(Photo by Jonathan Sims)
Trump Rally 4 - New Mexico 2019 - Donald Trump himself
Trump speaks at his rally at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on September 16, 2019.(Photo by Jonathan Sims)
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Jonathan Sims, Pueblo of Acoma, is a filmmaker and a writer. 

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caniscandida
caniscandida

Very disappointing that so many Native Americans want to support that narcissistic, morality-trampling con artist.

EightHorses
EightHorses

How can Native Americans NOT KNOW that trump HATES INDIANS??? Look back to his Casino deals in the 80s! Look at his now selling and destroying Sacred Lands, going ahead with pipelines, etc, HE WOULD TAKE EVERYTHING WE HAVE. I can’t believe the Navajo (?) guy in the video saying “ his morals and values are aligned with ours.” WHAT???? Wake up Natives before everything we have left is GONE. And, WHERE ARE YOUR VOICES???.

MomNow
MomNow

With a heavy heart I have to agree with EightHorses. Facts don't lie and seeing is believing!!! If we all open our eyes creator will show us!!!