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Hundreds Gather In Support Of Trump At 'Spirit For America' Rally In Bucks County

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) -- "Spirit of America" rallies were held throughout the country on Saturday, including in Bucks County. The gatherings were to show support for President Donald Trump.

"You have got to accept opposing opinions even if they come from people who despise and loath you," said Jim Worthington. "We want to send a message to all Republicans in the House and Senate that we're not going away and that we need them to support his agenda."

One rally was held at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem and hosted by "People4Trump" in Southeast Pennsylvania, a grassroots activist group founded by Worthington, who addressed the crowd of supporters.

"They love their country and they love what Donald Trump represents, which is about making America first," Worthington said. "I know a lot of people have a problem with making American citizens a priority, it's beyond me, but it seems like some people do. But everybody has a choice -- but we are here to meet and make sure all Americans are prospering."

Hundreds attended the rally which organizers had planned to hold around President Trump's 100-day mark, but bumped up in response to all the anti-Trump protests in recent weeks.

Liz Kimmel braved the cold weather to show her backing for President Trump.

"I couldn't be more proud of him or proud to be an American," she said. "And that's why I am here today."

American flags and Trump's signature red ball caps were on display, as speakers offered their takes on Trump controversies like immigration orders and Russian connections.

Charles Clayton was a democrat who changed parties to support Trump. He says the president needs to stay focused policy.

"I thought his speech was great, and I think as far as tweeting, I think he could lay back on that a little," said Clayton.

Organizers for the rally say they hope everyone here continues to have energy and support for other Republicans in local races.

KYW Newsradio's John McDevitt contributed to this report.

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