Donald Trump Was Rushed Off Stage by Secret Service at a Campaign Rally in Reno

Donald Trump returned to the stage shortly after the incident.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump in Pennsylvania September 2016.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump was rushed off stage by secret service during a campaign rally in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday. In a video posted to Twitter, the Republican presidential nominee can be seen raising his hand to his forehead, as if to get a better view of something happening in the crowd before two secret service agents rush him off the stage.

Trump is rushed off stage by security at event in Reno.

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) November 6, 2016

According to multiple reports, a man in the crowd was wrestled to the ground by local police and then escorted away. He is currently being detained and questioned by authorities.

Got footage of man who was detained by police and Secret Service after @realDonaldTrump was rushed off stage by USSS agents

— Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1) November 6, 2016

After the brouhaha ended, Trump reappeared, and reassured the crowd, saying, “Nobody said it was going to be easy for us. But we will never be stopped. Never, ever be stopped.” He then thanked the secret service, saying “These guys are fantastic. They don’t get enough credit. They don’t get enough credit. They’re amazing people.”

Donald Trump returns to finish speech after being rushed off stage, thanks Secret Service.

— CNN (@CNN) November 6, 2016

Some eyewitnesses are reporting that the man had a gun, however authorities did not find a weapon, sources told ABC. Another eyewitness claims the man had a “Republicans against Trump” sign and that he “got into a scuffle” with the crowd.

Senior sources tell @ABC the threat escalated when someone shouted gun at Trump rally. Source with direct knowledge says no weapon found

— John Santucci (@Santucci) November 6, 2016

Trump’s campaign has already issued an official statement about the incident, in which he once again thanked the secret service and local law enforcement. He has since boarded his plane and left Reno. 

Thank you Reno, Nevada.
NOTHING will stop us in our quest to MAKE AMERICA SAFE AND GREAT AGAIN! #AmericaFirst

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 6, 2016

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