Stage Fright: Secret Service Jump To Shield Donald Trump At Rally Podium

  • by: Alan Duke

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Donald Trump's Secret Service detail jumped on stage near the end of a campaign rally in Ohio Saturday after sensing a sudden security threat against the candidate. WItnesses say someone threw an object toward Trump. The scare came a day after Trump's Chicago rally was canceled amid security fears.

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Trump was nearing the end of his speech in an airport hangar when something triggered the scare.

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Trump bent down immediately, grabbing the corners of his podium.

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A U.S. Secret Service agent quickly rushed to Trump's side on stage.

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Trump quickly regained his composure as the protester was taken under control by security.

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The security scare was over in seconds, but when Trump continued his stump speech the crowd was louder than ever.

Trump made it clear that he will not stop holding these massive rallies.

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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