Trump animates California Republicans with calls to shoot people who rob stores

FILE - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Costa Mesa, Calif., April 28, 2016. Former President Donald Trump is set to make a personal pitch to California Republicans in a bid to solidify his support in a GOP presidential contest he has dominated for months. The leading GOP White House hopeful is scheduled to give a speech Friday, Sept. 29, 2023, at a state Republican Party convention near Disneyland. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — In an occasionally dark and profane speech, Donald Trump on Friday sought to win over Republicans in California by complaining that rich people in Beverly Hills smell bad because they’re denied water, reiterating lies about widespread election fraud and calling on police to shoot people robbing stores.