Man arrested for trying to assassinate The Donald


You had to know this was coming: A 19-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of Donald Trump after he tried and failed to grab a police officer’s pistol during a Trump rally in Las Vegas Saturday.

From the Associated Press:

A complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nevada charges Michael Steven Sandford with an act of violence on restricted grounds.

It cites a report by Special Agent Swierkowski, whose first name was not included, saying Sandford told officers he drove from California to kill Trump and went to a Las Vegas gun range the day before to learn to shoot.

Sandford later went to a Trump rally at the Treasure Island Casino and approached a Las Vegas police officer to say he wanted an autograph from Trump.

The report says Sandford was arrested after grabbing the handle of an officer’s gun in an attempt to remove it.

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