A long line of Donald Trump supporters traded barbs with protesters as they gathered for a Trump rally on Wednesday inside a sweltering hangar at Sacramento International Jet Center.
The rally, which slowed northbound traffic on Interstate 5, was expected to draw about 5,000 people.
Amid stands of memorabilia and a giant inflatable red Trump hat outside the airport hangar, a band of protesters worked a line of Trump supporters waiting to get into the rally, comparing Trump to Hitler.
A man in a firefighter shirt followed the protesters as they walked, shouting in the 97-degree heat that he served in Vietnam.
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