A woman who marched at a pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., claims Facebook took down her entire account after she posted about being her alleged assault by Women’s March and Black Lives Matter activists.
Isabella Maria DeLuca, an outreach director for Republicans, said she was demonstrating outside the Supreme Court building to show her support for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. She said an older woman approached her and tried to take away her Trump 2020 flag.
“The first woman was a white older woman — she had glasses on, a glittery, bedazzled Black Lives Matter shirt. She looked like she could have been my grandma, honestly,” DeLuca told National File.
DeLuca alleged that a second younger woman approached and tried to take her flag. She claimed the younger woman punched her.
DeLuca said she felt reluctant to defend herself because of the age of the first attacker, but was “determined to retrieve the flag when it was snatched.”
DeLuca said was hospitalized and treated with a cervical collar because of the injuries. She shared an image of her injuries on Twitter, writing: “The aftermath of supporting @realDonaldTrump at the Women’s March today!”
Republicans for National Renewal recounted the incident on Facebook later Saturday.
“Our Outreach Director, Isabella DeLuca, was punched, kicked and choked today by Black Lives Matter activists at the DC Women’s March,” the