Secret Service jumps onstage to shield Trump at Ohio rally

Tensions are rising at Donald Trump's campaign events.

 

William Turton

Tech

Published Mar 12, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 2:32 am CDT

Donald Trump rallies are becoming more hostile as the divisive mogul comes closer to clinching the nomination. At a rally in Dayton, Ohio, Trump’s Secret Service detail unexpectedly jumped onstage as he gave his stump speech. 

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It appears as if protesters were attempting to take the stage, though they have yet to be identified.

The incident comes on the heels of a giant anti-Trump protest in Chicago that led to the cancellation of his rally there Friday night. Reports had circulated that a Cincinnati rally scheduled for Saturday would also be canceled, but Trump denied as much in multiple tweets.

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Elsewhere on his timeline, Trump made no mention of the Secret Service springing into action when tweeting about the Dayton rally. 

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*First Published: Mar 12, 2016, 3:12 pm CST