ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque’s business community weighed in Friday on the violence that erupted Downtown amid Tuesday’s anti-Donald Trump protest.
Business leaders thanked police for doing what they could to protect lives and property, and they chipped in extra reward money for people with information leading to the arrest of rioters who committed acts of violence.
“It’s unfortunate that the disgusting actions of the few during the Trump rally in Downtown Albuquerque on Tuesday have overshadowed the beauty of this state and its people; now those actions are playing out on a national stage,” said Terri Cole, president and CEO of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.
The city, in any case, now has about $11,500 available for tipsters who have information about those involved in the violence.
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