A report in The Indian Express in June said: "With a birthday cake, balloons and posters - including one showing Trump brandishing a gun, the group celebrated Trump's birthday".
Old timers among usa correspondents covering Trump said no other Indian ethnic community has put together such an extravagant shtick and brought in a presidential candidate and actually pulled it off like Kumar did Saturday night.
The Trump side yelling "we love Trump". Trump repaid Kumar's generosity with a remarkably warm speech toward Hindus and India in which he said the two nations would be "best friends".
The event included performances by singer Kushal Paul, dance group Signature and local dance groups of young Indian-American children. In his eyes, Indian-Americans mostly come through the legal route and add to the United States economy even though America has bled jobs to India, mainly on account of Washington's policies.
Signs provided by organizers rest on chairs in the hall ahead of Donald Trump's speech to Hindu Americans.
Congressman Pallone condemned Trump's comments against Muslims and immigrants and said his New Jersey appearance was just meant to drive more divisiveness.
As for Trump, she said she was exhausted of him straying away from the issues.
Himesh said the crowd enjoyed seeing Trump and "may have won a few more votes" here.
The terrorist attack in Mumbai, the attack on Indian Parliament was "absolutely outrageous" and awful, he said. It was as if the Hindu population listening to him only wanted Trump to denounce Muslims, which he did with his typical "radical Islamic terror" formulation. Roughly 70 percent plan to vote for Hillary Clinton compared with 7 percent for Trump, according to most recent polls.
Trump appearing at the event is a significant accomplishment for the coalition, he said.
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Sriram added that he admires Trump for criticizing the influence of well-funded special interests in politics.
An estimated 5,000 people gathered in Edison, New Jersey, on Saturday for what was billed as a "charity event" to raise money for the victims of terrorism in India and Bangladesh.
Suhas Kedari from Edison echoed the sentiments, saying for the common man, economy and terrorism are the two main issues that impact daily life.
Donald Trump sowed doubts about the integrity of the democratic process on Sunday even as his own running mate assured voters the election would be legitimate.
"I'm strictly against outsourcing and the Democrats are ruining the country with outsourcing", she said. "But our trade deals for our country are not good", he continued.
Weightman identifies with Trump, he says, because he is a strong father figure.
The channel said that when his supporters surrounded them, pushing aggressively close, one Indian woman objected.
The latest polls give Clinton a comfortable lead in New Jersey. Shukla first tried to get Trump to say something about Pakistan - only managing to get a "they need to get along" quote from the otherwise pugilistic candidate. But everything about America and its political system is bewildering and amusing to her. "There isn't going to be any relationship more important to us".
Trump has since apologized for the remarks, that he called simple "locker room banter" with that show's host Billy Bush. Soon after, however, Trump said.
At the end of a week in which Trump faced a seemingly ever-growing number of sexual assault allegations, the rally in New Jersey provided him a welcome diversion.