He was a foreign national that was in the United States illegally. He plotted for months, practiced and had a back-up plan prepared.
Then, he traveled across the country to make his move Saturday. His goal: murder Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
A British man arrested at a weekend Trump rally in Las Vegas tried to grab a police officer’s gun so he could kill the presidential candidate after planning an assassination for about a year, according to authorities.
U.S. Secret Service agents said Michael Steven Sandford approached a Las Vegas police officer at the campaign stop to say he wanted Trump’s autograph, but that he then tried to take the weapon.
The arrest happened relatively quietly at a campaign stop seen as peaceful compared to the mayhem at the presumptive Republican nominee’s recent events in San Jose, California, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
But the implications are serious.
Agents said Sandford told them he had been in the U.S. for about a year and a half, and complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nevada shows he was living as an illegal alien in New Jersey.
Sandford drove to the San Bernardino, California, area before coming to Las Vegas on June 16, where he told officers he was convinced he would die in the assassination attempt. He said he also reserved a ticket for a Trump rally in Phoenix, scheduled for later Saturday, as a backup plan.
The criminal complaint said Sandford was arrested after grabbing the handle of an officer’s gun while trying to remove it from a holster.
Sanford told authorities that he went to the Battlefield Vegas shooting range the day before the rally and fired 20 rounds from a 9mm Glock pistol to learn how to use it. Police detectives who visited the range spoke with an employee who confirmed that he provided Sandford shooting lessons, according to the complaint signed by Secret Service Special Agent Joseph Hall.
And according to court documents, he said if he were released tomorrow, he’d try to kill Trump again.
Gregg Donovan was among about 1,500 gathered Saturday to see Trump at the Treasure Island casino on the Las Vegas Strip. For the event, he donned the top hat and red jacket that made him recognizable in his former job as swanky Beverly Hills’ official greeter for more than a decade.
Donovan said he didn’t know about the charge against Sanford until he saw news reports. But he recognized him because the two had stood in line together for nine hours waiting to get into the Trump event. Sanford even held Donovan’s spot in line for a bathroom break.
“I was No. 5, and he was No. 4,” Donovan said.
They spoke, Donovan said, though Sanford didn’t say much and seemed “strange.” Donovan didn’t elaborate on what made Sanford seem odd.
After waiting, they passed through metal detectors manned by Secret Service, police and casino security officials.
Federal Magistrate Judge George Foley said in court Monday that Sandford was a potential danger to the community and a flight risk. Sandford wore leg irons and appeared to tremble during the hearing.
Heather Fraley, his assigned public defender, said Sandford appeared to be competent. She said he hadn’t been diagnosed with a mental illness but that he has autism and previously attempted suicide. He doesn’t have a job.
Sandford was charged with an act of violence on restricted grounds. He was denied bail during a court appearance later in the day.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.
How did this guy get into the U.S. And, how did he support himself for the past 1 1/2 yrs.
The answer to these questions would she’d a light into what IS going on in this country.
Absolutely nailed it! Those very same questions came to me as I read the article as well and yes we all know the answer. Well done
Me too, while I was active duty in the Navy I always heard stories about guys going AWAL/ missing ships movement when a Navy ship visited Australia. My first port of call in Perth we had someone stay with a girl he meet. After about 6 months he ended up going to US cosolate and turning himself in. The girl got tired of supporting him and since he was in the country illegally with no passport and never went through Australia customs he wasn’t able to get a job. When she booted him to the curb he couldn’t even support him self. I think we need to have something along the same lines where it is illegal to hire someone who is here illegally and make the fine high enough that business that hire illegals will fill the pain if they ignore the law. Maybe $10,000 per day per illegal individual found to be working for you with no documentation, and if illegal is caught with forged or false documents they are sent home right away and bared from emigrating to US.
Fully agree that employers (mostly landscapers) should be held responsible and pay a huge fine. If no money then take their assets and if none put them in jail
JIM N says
ANY AND ALL WHO GIVE WORK OR AID TO ILLEGALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PERSONAL OR PROFESSIONAL GAIN SHOULD FALL UNDER THE SAME GUIDELINES AND CONSEQUENCES AS AMERICA’S CRIMINALS DO… ” ALL PROPERTYS AND MONEIES TO BE CONFICASTED AND SOLD FOR THE GOOD OF THE STATE”… THEN A TERM OF INCARSERATION AFTER A FELONY CONVICTION FOR TAX EVASION AND FRAUDUENT BUSINESS PRACTICES AGAINST THE STATE AND FELLOW CITIZENS…
PUT SOME TEETH INTO THE LAW AND WATCH HOW THINGS CHANGE
Idiot monkey says
this kind of rule need a long time to change Not like rules to stop Trump to get to White house
Better talk to the Chamber of Commerce on this., they want the cheap labor for business.
Kenneth Stelter says
The Establishment wants cheap labor for their industries – also to eliminate the “Middle Class”
Bob Taylor says
The penalty for felony harboring is a fine and imprisonment for up to five years. The penalty for felony alien smuggling is a fine and up to ten years imprisonment. Where the crime causes serious bodily injury or places the life of any person in jeopardy, the penalty is a fine and up to 20 years imprisonment. If the criminal smuggling or harboring results in the death “of any person,” the penalty can include life imprisonment. Convictions for aiding, abetting, or conspiracy to commit alien smuggling or harboring, carry the same penalties. 22 Courts can impose consecutive prison sentences for each alien smuggled or harbored.23 A court may order a convicted smuggler to pay restitution if the alien smuggled qualifies as a “victim” under the Victim and Witness Protection Act.24
Conspiracy to commit the crimes of sheltering, harboring, or employing illegal aliens is a separate federal offense punishable by a fine of up to $10,000 or five years imprisonment.25
A person or entity having knowledge of a violation or potential violation of employer sanctions provisions may submit a signed written complaint to the INS office with jurisdiction over the business or residence of the potential violator, whether an employer, employee, or agent. The complaint must include the names and addresses of both the complainant and the violator, and detailed factual allegations, including date, time and place of the potential violation, and the specific conduct alleged to be a violation of employer sanctions. By regulation, the INS will only investigate third party complaints that have “a reasonable probability of validity.”26
Designated INS officers and employees, and all other officers whose duty it is to enforce criminal laws, may make an arrest for violation of smuggling or harboring illegal aliens.27
State and local law enforcement officials have the general power to investigate and arrest violators of federal immigration statutes without prior INS knowledge or approval, as long as they are authorized to do so by state law. There is “no extant federal limitation” on this authority. The 1996 immigration control legislation passed by Congress was intended to encourage states and local agencies to participate in the process of enforcing federal immigration laws.28 In addition to the federal statutes summarized above, state laws and local ordinances controlling fair labor practices, workers compensation, zoning, safe housing and rental property, nuisance, licensing, street vending, and solicitations by contractors may also apply to activities that involve illegal aliens.
1. INA 274A(a)(1)(A).
2. INA 274A (a)(2).
3. INA 274B(a)(4).
4. INA 274A(a)(1)(B)(i).
5. 46 USC 8704, 8 CFR 274a.1(f), (h).
6. Jenkins v. INS, 108 F.3d 195, (9th Cir.1997).
7. 8 CFR 274a.1(g).
8. 52 Fed. Reg. 16219 (May 1, 1987).
9. 8 CFR 274a.2(b)(1)(iii).
10. 8 CFR 274a.1(l).
11. 8 CFR 274a.1(l)(1).
12. Seven Star Inc. v. U.S., 933 F. 2d 791 (9th Cir., 1991).
13. AFSC v. Thornburgh 961 F.2d 1405 (9th Cir. 1992), Intercommunity Center for Peace and Justice v. INS, 910 F.2d 42 (2nd Cir. 1990).
14. U.S. v. Merkt 794 F.2d 950 (5th Cir. 1986), cert. denied 480 US 946.
15. INA 275(d).
16. INA 274(a)(1)(A)(iii).
17. U.S. v. Lopez, 521 F.2d 437 (2nd Cir 1975), cert. denied 423 US 995.
18. U.S. v. Kim, F.3d —, 1999 WL 803256 (2nd Cir. Oct. 8, 1999).
19. INA 274(a)(3).
20. INA 274(a)(1)(A)(iv).
21. U.S. v. Oloyede, 982 F.2d 133 (4th Cir. 1992).
23. Vega-Murillo v. U.S., 247 F.2d 735 (9th Cir. 1957), cert. denied 357 U.S. 910.
24. U.S. v. Sanga, 967 F.2d 1332 (9th Cir. 1992).
25. 18 USCS 371.
26. 8 CFR 274a.9(b).
27. INA 274(c).
28. U.S. v. Ontoniel Vasquez-Alvarez, 176 F.3d 1294 (10th Cir.1999), cert. denied, SC 99-5643 (Oct. 4, 1999).
29. U.S. v. Brignoni-Ponce, 422 U.S. 873, 884-887 (1975).
30. 63 ALR Fed.180.
31. INA 274(a), (b)(1).
32. 18 USC 1961-1968.
33. 26 USCS 7206.
34. INA 274B(d).
A Reasoned Thinker says
Bob Taylor — Wow!!!!!! Your list is long, . . . and it is obvious that you have done A LOT of homework on this topic. It is simply stunning to me that people such as this (most recent) “weird guy” from the UK . . . who recently (apparently) has tried to assassinate Trump . . . HAS actually managed to enter our country . . . and illegally HIDE in our country s-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o long. Now we see the attempt on Trump’s life!!! Just crazy stuff …………………. scary stuff, really . . . and illustrates how our country has slipped so far down the power curve ————– We REALLY need Trump to SAVE this country! Go Trump 2016
It is illegal, but big business wants cheap labor. That’s why that law, and ones like it, are called scofflaws, and rarely enforced. The fix is in, and you need to wake up to the reality of it. Your comment begs the question: Were you born yesterday?
Barnicle Bill says
Makes me mad the media did not cover this. I did see a short article about it saying he stayed with a girlfriend in NJ.
we already have these laws but the Democrats won’t uphold the laws.
Hart: Dems won’t uphold laws?!?!
Are they the deputies and cops??
Your IQ is showing!!!
Look it up. There is such a law already on the books. No one enforces that law.
Well you see . Obama loves immigrants legal or illegal. From Mexico to iraq.and he loves stealing our tax dollars to make sure they recieved food housing and health care .and to protect them that’s how he was being supported .or employers have been told look the other way when deciding if they are documented or not .employ them any way . And if we don’t stop the obama/ clinton gang these situations will grow and be much worse .they will kill us and Obama administration knows this .he should be impeached. His first job is to protect America and he has failed .impeach Obama and deny clinton
Bob Taylor says
Here is something to think about.
Any alien who, in the opinion of the consular officer at the time of application for a visa, or in the opinion of the Attorney General at the time of application for admission or adjustment of status, is likely at any time to become a public charge is inadmissible.
Benefits Not Subject to Public Charge Consideration
Under the agency guidance, non-cash benefits and special-purpose cash benefits that are not intended for income maintenance are not subject to public charge consideration. Such benefits include:
• Medicaid and other health insurance and health services (including public assistance for immunizations and for testing and treatment of symptoms of communicable diseases, use of health clinics, short-term rehabilitation services, prenatal care and emergency medical services) other than support for long-term institutional care
• Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
• Nutrition programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)- commonly referred to as Food Stamps, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program, and other supplementary and emergency food assistance programs
• Housing benefits
• Child care services
• Energy assistance, such as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
• Emergency disaster relief
• Foster care and adoption assistance
• Educational assistance (such as attending public school), including benefits under the Head Start Act and aid for elementary, secondary or higher education
• Job training programs
• In-kind, community-based programs, services or assistance (such as soup kitchens, crisis counseling and intervention, and short-term shelter)
• Non-cash benefits under TANF such as subsidized child care or transit subsidies
• Cash payments that have been earned, such as Title II Social Security benefits, government pensions, and veterans’ benefits, and other forms of earned benefits
• Unemployment compensation
Some of the above programs may provide cash benefits, such as energy assistance, transportation or child care benefits provided under TANF or the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG), and one-time emergency payments under TANF. Since the purpose of such benefits is not for income maintenance, but rather to avoid the need for ongoing cash assistance for income maintenance, they are not subject to public charge consideration.
Note: In general, lawful permanent residents who currently possess a “green card” cannot be denied U.S. citizenship for lawfully receiving any public benefits for which they are eligible.
JIM N says
THE “WELFARE” NATION… BAD FOR ALL AND GOOD TO NONE….
Attorney General? You might as well say Obama. They seem to be pro illegal alien.
This is just my opinion, but I believe our Muslim president, in collusion with Hillary, are hellbent on the destruction of the United States, the creation of a one world gov’t administered by the UN (an outcome predicted by the Bible to occur at some point in the future) as an integral part of their “progressive” agenda, and the end of our political system as we know it. Unlike many others, I remember when the term “progressive” was clearly understood to be equivalent to, and mean, communist.
Trump is no different, or any better, in my opinion.
It used to be that we had a choice between what we considered to be the lesser of two evils. In this election, the choice is: Pick your poison.
As an addendum to my comment above, the ONLY reason I’ll wind up voting for Trump is because I consider Teflon Donna (aka: Hillary) to be far and away the more dangerous of the two than the orange-haired racist blowhard.
Rob Manwiller says
I thought many years ago it would come down to the bloodiest civil war in history to save this nation and it’s freedoms. Well, folks, it isn’t far off.
Helen Higgason says
If he was planning on killing Trump, how come he was ill prepared,,he made all these plans, and had no weapon? Are you kidding me?How do you suppose he was planning on doing this ???? This kid had to ideas what he was doing, he as just angry!
Wake up Helen. Go back and read the article! Try to grasp what it said.
The hard part would be wrestling a gun from a cop…then getting into position to shoot at Trump.
Robert Hagedorn says
Nail hit squarely on the head.
And you are living in denial
And you are living in denial
Spencer Washington says
The hardest thing for gray matter challenged Americans like Helen to grasp is that not every “blue faced” nut job in this world is named Papa Smurf..
He planned well. He planned to take an officer’s gun and kill Trump with it. He just didn’t realize taking an officer’s gun wasn’t all that easy.
Actually he DID NOT plan well.
Probably he had forgotten to take his MEDS.
So…. He is out of work and he wants to kill the man that will bring jobs BACK TO THE USA. It appears that this WACK JOB is fully unprepared. Lock his ass up in prison for a couple of decades for ATTEMTED MANSLAUGHTER and forget where the key is.
A Reasoned Thinker says
Angryman — I totally agree with your second paragraph (above) . . . particularly the last sentence. Go Trump 2016.
A Reasoned Thinker says
Angryman — I totally agree with your second paragraph (above) . . . and especially like the last sentence in that paragraph. Go Trump 2016.
kill him and the game is over.
Commander Faschisto says
Turns out he is autustic, and his parents told the U.S. Embassy that he was in the U.S. and could be a danger. Apparently liked to build battle-bots. His plan was fairly clever, up to a point…get through the metal detectors cleanly without a weapon and then “acquire” one from law enforcement inside. What he failed to plan for was the fact that LEOs have their sidearms in what are called “retention” holsters which are designed expressly to prevent someone from just grabbing it and taking it away from the officer. OOoops! Even if he had gotten it out of the holster, he would have had to neutralize the officer he stole the weapon from, and then made it through all the other security personnel now surrounding DJT, who would have been more than happy to demonstrate, with prejudice, the folly of his actions to that point.
Most likely he wasn’t properly prepared to kill Trump because he’s a Democrat, or has Democratic leanings. You know how much the Democrats (aka: progressives) hate the private ownership of guns. While I, obviously, support the 2nd Amendment, I certainly don’t support murder
as a viable solution to the problems Trump presents. The problems presented by Teflon Donna (aka: Hillary), I consider to be more dangerous by far. Thank God we live in America, and have the freedom to express our various opinions.
Thanks to obummer again!! His don’t question, don’t stop on illegal aliens and refugees are killing Americans!! He should be arrested and charged for allowing this to be going on!!
bingo !!! And the dems have no plans to change this .they do however have plans to increase the immigrants coming here and hillary has plans to expand any Obama plan .soon we will be over crowded such we will be told our population is to high to be accommodated only one child per family .and other countries will be free to be free in there country while we take care of there citizens
Susan Barry says
Probably Hillary and Koch brothers and George Soros backers for campaign brainwashed this young guy…to get Trump out of the way!!! Think about that! Bitch would do anything just to get in the White House! What a sleeze!!!!!!!
You’re absolutely right Susan,, Hillary’s famous sayings what difference does it make!! that woman is so evil don’t be surprised if somebody ended up killing her.????
Marie Czarnecki says
Oh well, look how many she killed!!! I have nothing else to say if it happens so be it, one less commie of the face of the earth..
Spencer Washington says
You’re absolutely right Susan, Hillary wanted to live in the White House so badly that she was willing to:
A. Put up with or
B. Sleep with Bill Clinton.
Now that is a whole lot of sleeze if you ask me.
The reason why Obama endorse Hillary Clinton is because she’s got dirt on him!! as much as he’s got dirt on her and believe me these political people are very filthy. We don’t need political correctness from the Republicans nor the Democrats. can’t you understand that America is tired of all this bullshit!!! we need an outsider in the White House to clean up that filthy stinking house where that stinking family was living,, bleach it from top to bottom and be sure when the next president walks in for dinner with his family you make sure you fix them a nice roast pork dinner with mash potatoes and gravy and corn on the cob.
Thank you, Charlie.
Steve Smith says
No need for anyone to get Drumpf out of the way – he is doing it to himself every time he opens his mouth.
Follow the money!!!! If he didn’t have a job, is somewhat autistic, someone had to be supporting him financially! Find out where is money comes from and you find out who is behind it! Using a mentally disabled individual to attempt to assinate Donald Trump has all the markings of HRC attached to it! Follow the money….
How did he have a car and money for gas to get across the country. This is the first thing to find out
Same questions I ask myself! He had money for tickets. Didn’t say what transportation. Homeless people ask for money. I never give money to homeless. I give them address of shelter for food and bed. The Mission I volunteer at has great food. Costco’s biggest donaters. Mission has great program for drugs and alcohol.
Obama administration open borders not working.
Another plus for Trump.
At least the guy didn’t buy a gun.
Where did he get money to travel and 9 hrs of training?
WHO WAS SUPPORTING HIM? PEOPLE GIVE MONEY TO HOMELESS.
Queen Esther says
Don’t be blind and put two and two together.The guy entered here illegally for a year and a half,does not work but is able to buy tickets,food and transportation., with the only agenda to fallow Trump and kill him.He didn’t buy a gun because he is an illegal and he knew they will not sell one to him but he could it ask for money until he makes enough and buy one on the streets.He didn’t carry a weapon because of the point checks, that was the smart reason he planned to take one from a police man or any one carrying one. Autistic my A…someone is behind this for sure.
Jake Monnett says
I think there is a second person involved. Someone supplying this guy money and shelter.
He could have been here with a visa and then OVERSTAYED HIS VISA. That’s how most illegals in this country become illegal. They fail to go back to their countries or to report to ICE to get an extension. It is the fault of the government for not having a process in place to make sure these people leave when their visas are expired.
WHO SENT THIS GUY TO AMERICA TO KILL TRUMP??????? FOLLOW THE MONEY!!
Sharilyn K Henry, descendant of revoulutionary Patrick Henry. says
Agree … probably our tax dollars are hard at work supporting him WELFARE … I presume. As usual them come here expecting the rest of us hard working American CITIZENS to support them …I have had ENOUGH of this … GO TRUMP AND BUILD THE WALL, already!
Linda Abernathy says
Let me guess……..he’s on government aid and the taxpayer is footing the expense??????
He’s probably a muslim, and certainly on welfare, food stamps and ObamaCare – like every other illegal P.O.S. that’s here at Obama’s invitation!
Steve Smith says
So this nut job was a Brit. I guess next Drumpf will advocate banning all residents/citizens of the UK from entering the US?
Probably came in on a tourist visa and then “disappeared.”
Terry Arnold says
And how did he get through the metal detector?
Don’t you know what’s going on in this country???? Dont you know that the illegals enter our country through ALL THE MEANS POSSIBLE AND IMPOSSIBLE? That very soon they will double our own numbers because they tell ALL their old and disabled families and friends “come over here in any way you can as here you will be supported by the government, you’ll get everything free. No worries at all.” And they reproduce more than flies to make sure their children are citizens and can bring more of them here. They are hispanics, muzzies and everything else…because it seems TSA exist only to make us USA citizens’ lives impossible at airports but aren’t catching any illegals ever. Sigh….
There have been several threats against Trump and family, which means we have the right candidate and so many don’t want to lose what they have once he is in the WH. All the more reason to vote for him and also to pray for him not being assassinated. What has happened to our America that it continues to hate the gifts given to us in this Republic amazes me and fills me with anger as well. You don’t like it here, just leave. If you are like this criminal, don’t bother to come here because, in this case, how would Trump affect you in Britain? You have your problems there, so why not take care of them and leave America alone!
Good job Rosech says! Very eloquently put!
Lilly Putney says
Acts like this is what happens when you have idiots trying to keep Trump from winning and make statements like we don’t care how any way we can.That just puts a target on the mans back and I hope to God that if something does happen to trump that every one of the /dump Trump bunch are put on trial as accessories to whatever happens and sent to jail for a long time.
Sharilyn K Henry, descendant of revoulutionary Patrick Henry. says
Thank you, I HEARTILY AGREE!
Henry Vera says
No comment from Hillary, that is strange. after all she is for gun control and freedom for illegal.
and what in the hell he is doing in this country.
She may have paid this kid. Lol! Wouldn’t be the first time the clintons have taken a life.
I think this guy who wanted to kill Trump was paid big time by a foreign or local enemies who want to get rid of Trump for political reasons or for Islam. That is the only motive possible unless he is crazy!
Start with a few PRIME CHOICES…..
The Clinton Crime Syndicate…..They are EXPERTS on MURDER…..
Did anyone check for a connection to either the Communist (excuse me, I meant Democrat) Party or the Clinton Foundation?
Rodney Kendall says
Great Comment, hit the nail right on the head!!!
Stay safe Donald. There are many out to assassinate you. They fear you because you will take away their free ride. They’ve been living off the taxpayer and doing the bidding of their donors and nothing for the people for decades! Stay safe please…
This guy did not want to kill anybody, he just wanted to get caught and finally get some help.
Clinton Perry says
You know the those who want Trump to loose are the ones who was in the race with him, now they are just sore because he beat all of them . it may be that if he just gets one vote it will be mine, I am ashamed to be a member of this party.
Sounds like you are part of the Clinton Family
L. Shamus McQuade says
LMAO!!! The guy is an amateur………a real assassin would have succeeded. A real assassin paid by someone for their purposes. Stealing a cops gun at the same event to pull it off?…LMAO!!!! Just another pussy millenial
SERIOUSLY? THE GUY DID NOT HAVE A JOB FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS, BUT HAD THE MONEY TO FLY OVER TO AMERICA AND SUPPORT HIMSELF ALL THAT TIME?
THIS WAS A PAID ASSASSIN AND IF YOU FOLLOW THE MONEY, YOU WILL FIND OUT WHO IS BEHIND THIS, BUT I WOULD BE WILLING TO BET THE FBI WILL TAKE OVER THE CASE AND WE WILL NOT HEAR ANOTHER WORD ABOUT IT!
Dian Hammack says
If this guy was hired, it was by an amateur. If a crime syndicate wanted Trump dead, he would be dead right now.
fra conn says
follow the money how did he live INDITE killary now the freeloaders have no reason to work I hope his [trump] security detail is 100% successful in keeping him safe glad he has a giant set of balls to be taking such a risk if killary wins she will be the last pres of this once great country
Totally agree with Rosech. If you do not like it here, Get out. This is an example, of illegal immigration, that Mr. Trump is talking about. To those who oppose illegal immigration, why don’t they open their houses to these people? Instead of just talking, do something. We need someone like Mr. Trump, who is not afraid to speak his mind. We need to clean house and make America Great. I know that God is in control, and his grace and mercy is so great that, He will come to the aid of those who love him and want what is best for this country, and who else than Mr. Trump to do so. I will pray for his protection and clear path to the WH.
Steve Smith says
Marylou: if God is in control, maybe he is in support of immigration, legal or otherwise. If he is control, he is allowing it to happen.
I just posted on Facebook yesterday this is my biggest fear, and then it almost happens. I don’t think he is crazy, maybe lazy but he didn’t succeed thank God.
Trump should take that idiot to the firing range and use him for a target…hitting him in the legs and arms……then let him bleed for a while..then pop one in the head to end his suffering…
The Crazies are out there and in numbers. However more to the point: HE IS ILLEGAL. Get it, he is illegal and if he weren’t here, he wouldn’t have gotten in to make the attempted assassination: Simple and Direct and if he’s here, guess who else is here besides the iIlegal Mexicans and their Radical LaRaza movement, but so are the terrorist who were given a personal invitation by the Camelriding Muslim Brotherhood president
Steve Smith says
The crazies are out there, no doubt. So much of the commentary on this site provides the evidence.
Texas Son says
Put him on the next boat to ENGLAND!!!
You mean Obo don’t you along with him and with no food on the ship
He was charged with an act of violence??? How about premeditated murder,conspiracy to commit murder,attempted murder? Even though he didn’t get to shoot or get a shot off its still more than an”ACT OF VIOLENCE”. And what about the potential for harm to the officer? But refuse to sell a license to some gay and BAM! your arrested and crucified in the media. What sick world……
Terry Hampton says
I agree that Obama is the reason for things like this. The Democrats would do anything to get Donald out of the race because they know he will beat the Liar Hillary!!
and if he is not the Republican candidate he will run on his own and make alll the corruption of the government know to the citizens.
Steve Smith says
As far as Drumpf beating Clinton, take a look at the polls. Keep checking them until November and there will be no surprise for you.
still no word from the demacrats I guess they went to their crying towels
Look at project MK-Ultra the gov. mind control project. the top repubs. and media are all trying to figure out how to get rid of trump. It doesn’t surprise me at all. Watch the videos about Cathy O’Brian on You Tube. These kind of things are nothing new it’s been going on for a long time.
Concerned Citizen. says
Lucky for Trump his rallies are GUN-FREE ZONES!
If he has been planning this for at least a year, how did he know it would ever come to this? How did he know a year ago that Trump would make it this far and “need” killing? How could he take all the variable possible outcomes of the primaries into account and know it would come to this ha whole year or year and a half in advance? Somebody else planned this and took advantage of his mental condition. Sounds like the Movie Theater shooter – mental, and able to be used by the right handlers. Mass shootings have gone up 700% in this country since O’Blame-a was placed in office. So many arranged scenarios have taken place. Perhaps this kid was “enlisted” to bring the gun threat straight to the republicans, so they would say, “now we’re the targets, let’s enact gun restriction/confiscation laws!” “The government” (whoever that really is) wants to take our guns away, so they can take us away! Listen, people, to the founding fathers. The whole second amendment was to protect us from a tyrannical (and devious) government!!! The republic that our founding fathers build is rapidly crumbling under the politically correct insane asylum lunies. Don’t drink their cool-aid!
That’s one PLUS for the our Police Security being on the BALL. Of course, now, it will be up to both the TOP MAN and TOP Lady, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to do the right thing. Michael Steven Sanford will be first asked, “If he could vote who would he vote for?” And if he answers correctly, he may well, be given Legal Status and a Voter ID card at the same time. And Hillary will have no problem with that. Our Liberal News Media may not even report this.
As you know, and I am quoting the MRC Action, Citizens Demanding Truth in Media: ” So far in 2016, ABC, CBS and NBC have allotted 432 minutes in discussing scandals and controversies regarding Donald Trump, while allotting just 105 minutes to Hillary Clinton’s scandals and controversies!” [[email protected]]
We can all see how that is all going to play out. Regards,
Autistic and no job but he has crossed traveled the country…. are authorities tracing the money trail?
And his religious affilliation IS????????
Rich Riman says
Who funded this bastard?
SO, AN ILLEGAL GOT BY ALL THE “SECURITY, BACKGROUND CHECKS” THIS GOVERNMENT CLAIMS TO HAVE IN PLACE. THE ONLY ONES THEY CHECK ON ARE THE AMERICAN BORN LEGAL CITIZEN………EVERY ONE ELSE HAS A FREE TICKET. IS THIS HOW THEY’RE CHECKING THE SO-CALLED REFUGEE IMMIGRANTS? GIVE ME A BREAK!!!! POLIICIANS, HAVING LED CHARMED LIVES, DON’T KNOW WHY WE CITIZENS, WHO GREW UP IN “NOT THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS”, SURVIVED BY HAVING THE BRAINS TO PROFILE.
If an attempt like this had been made on her royal highness clinton just imagine the endless coverage the networks would have given this. Her supporters would be screaming for very dire and immediate punishments for this fellow for daring to threaten their future queen. Instead except for alternative news sources we may have never even heard about it. As many others have already said, follow the money trail to find out where his support was coming from while he was here ILLEGALLY.
Steve Smith says
If you read the last line of the article, it says that the Associated Press contributed to the article. I think that is part of what the fringe element calls the lame stream media. The AP is NOT an alternative news source.
Just John says
Steve, just go outside and play!
One of two things happened when mitt
Rommney ran for pres. He was bought off
Or threatened. I believe he is still being
Whatever by going against trump. The
Clinton machine is trying to kill off our
Freedoms. Free college.. what a laugh.
You would have to be placed according to your skills for good of the government.
All you people getting gov handouts..you
Would be working to earn food and shelter
Nothing would be free..and no one would
Get ahead..hillary would be queen. With trump you would have your dignity..and
Freedoms to do what you want.
Melissa Doe says
CIA asset. “lone gunman” with a history of psychiatric issues. Seen before.
Justin W says
The first problem for this guy is that he is here illegally. He has no right to participate in our election process at all. Although I’m not a Trump fan, attempting to assassinate a presidential candidate is not acceptable by any measure. This man should find that the rest of his life is going to be spent in a federal work prison. The best way to send the message that this sort of action is not going to be tolerated is to deal with would-be assassins in a tough, no mercy manner.
Lois Wenk says
Trump has no gun to peoples head. Don’t like him don’t go to where he is. He is a business man not the mafia.
Lee James says
This is a fine country we live in.Hillary the Queen of Bitches,crime,corruption,murder,money laundering and God knows what else along with the idiot Obama we have for President want to change the second amendment,that is given to us in the Constitution and take our guns away and make it illegal to own a gun.To me this means no gun no protection,and that is what our government wants so if we have something they want it will be easy to take.The criminals will still have guns and they may see something we have they want and get it without a fight.We have had our rights taken away until we don’t very many left.When you vote in this next election ask yourself. What has this country done for me not what i can do for it,and take a good and truthful look,then decide who you want for president.we will have them for 4 years and maybe 8.My own feeling is if Hillary wins we are going to find out what Hell really is, and Bill will get some high paying job and our freedom and given rights will end soon.
iris cross says
HE TELLS IT LIKE ITIS , HE ISNT’T AFRAID TO SAY ISLAMIC TERROR. HE WILL BE THE45TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES ,MILLION OF PEOPLE VOTED FOR TRUMP ANY CHANGES DONE TO GET RID OF TRUMP WILL BE VIEW AS GOVERNMENT CONTROL.OBAMAS LOYALTIES IS FOR OUR ENEMY AND THIS GOVERNMENT CONGRESS SIT BY DOES NOTHING WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS COUNTRY,ARE THEY ALL IN DENIAL OR STUPID. HILLARY IS ALL LIES AND CORRUPTION .HILLARY HAS THE SYSTEM RIGGED, OBAMA HAS THE SYSTEM RIGGED .TWO OF A KIND BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO MUCH DIRT ON EACH OTHER. FOUR PEOPLE KILLED IN BENGHAZI PLUS OUR AMBASSADOR WHILE HILLARY WAS SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE READY TO MAKE HER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES . ARE YOU PEOPLE CRAZY OR STUPID OR JUST DON’T CARE OR SMOKING TO MUCH DOPE.
Sue Burbach says
If people would just pull together instead of trying so hard to get rid of Trump who the “grass Roots: chose–maybe we could have a chance of cleaning this country up through Trump!
I’d hardly call it a carefully laid plot over several months when it clearly relied for success on the fellow being fortunate enough to take a gun from a policeman’s holster. I’d rather imagine the fellow is mentally unstable or simply wanted to be sent home.
HE’S A BRITISH AGENT PROBABLY MK-ULTRA BY MI6
My immediate suspicion was that someone had put him up to it – but if so, they’d’ve had a far better plan than to go to a range, practice with a Glock, then – knowing you couldn’t get into a Trump event w/o being screened and/or patted down – attempting to steal a weapon from a cop who gets TRAINING on how to stop that from happening.
Naw, the next attempt will be with someone who uses a CGI printer to make one out of something similar to graphite plastic, which won’t show up on a metal detector – it might only be good for 3 shots, max, but this is the MO of the Bankster allied OWG nutz; to brainwash a Sirhan B Sirhan to do the deed and remember nothing. “Yeah, just another lone nut,” the Commission on the Assassination of Donald J. Trump will read…may it never be so.
Though this was the first bona-fide attempt on Trump’s life, i can guarantee it won’t be the last. What Trump’s security people need to worry about the most is their own security people. They need to monitor every one of them, especially their banking activities and personal problems like unpayable debts…basically, anything that would make them vulnerable to temptation or pressure from those of ill-will.
Sorry to have to say this ! My great grand parents were immigrants and nothing was handed to them-They came with whatever belongings they could wear or carry- They built a life with good old fashioned hard work and no handouts from our government-These days too many just come here to milk us and get things for free, or to destroy our way of life-Yes there are exceptions, just not enough-If immigrants don’t like the way we run this country they just shouldn’t bother stepping on to our shores-It is a privilege to live in the United States-WE really need to clamp down on people who stay longer than they should-We simply cant afford to take in all these refugees and people sneaking thru the boarders -Its dollars and sense -We have our own people who are struggling that need jobs and food, etc.-Charity begins at home-We need to take care of our own before we take care of others-In reference to the fella who wanted to kill Trump, put him in jail for 50 years- Make an example of him, maybe then others may think twice before attempting such a crime -Don’t like guns , but since our government clearly has the well being of strangers at the top of their list, the people of my country need to defend themselves- Mr. Obama was influenced by his two fathers-do we have to write it in blood