CFP by Doug Hagaman
While speaking at a campaign event in Reno, Nevada at approximately 6:30
PM PT, Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump was rushed offstage
by members of the United States Secret Service due to a perceived
threat near the front of the stage. However, a more extensive review of
other footage available shows a bit more than is being reported.
While all eyes were on the front of the stage, trouble appeared to begin
about 30 seconds earlier by at least one person at the rear of the
crowd, not readily visible to those tuned in to the live streaming.
Almost immediately, police and security from the rear of the room began
making their way to the disturbance several rows in from the rear of the
Just then, Donald Trump appeared to stop his speech and shielded his
eyes from the lights, looking toward the crowd. Although it cannot be
verified, it appeared that Mr. Trump was looking at the initial
altercation and not at the events unfolding nearest the stage.