Donald Trump Threatens To Send 'Disrupters' To Bernie Sanders' Rallies

  • by: Alan Duke

Donald Trump accuses Bernie Sanders of telling his supporters to disrupt his campaign rallies and threatens to respond by sending his own "disrupters" to the Democratic candidate's events.

"We have never, never once told anybody to do anything like that," Sanders said in a Sunday interview. He added that Trump is "a pathological liar."

Protesters being tossed has become a regular feature of Trump's massive rallies, but the frequency and intensity has increased in recent days as the crucial Ohio and Floriday primaries approach on Tuesday.

Thousands of protesters forced the cancelation of Trump's planned rally in Chicago Friday night by surrounding the venue, with many getting inside where they clashed with Trump supporters.

Another dramatic incident happened Saturday at a airport hangar rally near Dayton, Ohio. A college student jumped a barrier and rushed the stage where Trump was speaking. Tommy Dimassimo was tackled by Secret Service agents and then taken away to be charged with inducing panic and disorderly conduct.

Trump claims that Dimassimo was "ISIS related" and a Sanders supporter. The ISIS claim was based on a purported ISIS propaganda video posted online featuring Dimassimo, however, Lead Stories confirmed the video was a hoax. Federal investigators have also said they know of no connection to the terror group. It was unclear if he was a Sanders' supporter, although he is directly linked to the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

Sanders has denied that his campaign is encouraging any protest disruptions of Trump events

See also: Protester Who Rushed Donald Trump Stage NOT With ISIS: 'Propaganda Video' Faked!

  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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