President Trump told the Proud Boys, a group regarded by many as a domestic terrorist organization, to “stand down and stand by” in the first presidential debate this year. The group responded to those comments on social media. A couple of days later, he said in an interview, that the comment was meant to embolden the group. Trump has touted his endorsements from many law enforcement organizations throughout the U.S. during the past month.
Taylor was in Ohio to speak at Sinclair Community College as part of a forum hosted by Operation Grant, a group of Republicans who are campaigning on behalf of Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden.