Republican front-runner Donald Trump warned on Wednesday of riots if he is denied the party's presidential nomination and pulled the plug on a scheduled debate among candidates, raising the temperature even more in a heated White House race. In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, Trump said the party could not deny him the nomination should he fail to win enough delegates. 'I don't think you can say that we don't get it automatically. I think you'd have riots. I think you'd have riots. I'm representing many, many millions of people.' The party tried to play down his riot comments, only days after Trump supporters and protesters clashed at a rally for the Republican in Chicago that was later scrapped. 'First of all, I assume he is speaking figuratively,' Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer told CNN.
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