Tom DiMassimo, the 22-year-old protester who leaped out of the crowd at Saturday’s Donald Trump rally in Dayton, Ohio, was featured in a pro-ISIS video reportedly uploaded to YouTube in May 2015.
The video, captured by LiveLeak before it was reportedly removed from DiMassimo’s site today, features the activist in a U.S. flag-desecration protest on the Wright University campus in Dayton and is dubbed with Arabic chanting. DiMassimo and another man placed U.S. flags on the ground and stood on them….(here)
The pair were joined by approximately two dozen supporters and opposed by a group of veterans who turned out to honor the flag.
Donald Trump, the 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner, Tweeted on Saturday evening that the protester removed from a rally in Dayton, Ohio, earlier on Saturday after apparently attempting to grab his leg had ties to the Islamic State group ISIS.When the protester made his move at Trump, U.S. Secret Service (USSS) agents rushed on stage to retake control of the scene and protect the candidate.
“USSS did an excellent job stopping the maniac running to the stage. He has ties to ISIS. Should be in jail!” Trump Tweeted on Saturday evening. The Tweet includes a video apparently indicating the individual’s Islamic ties. No more information is available at this time.
After the agents rushed on stage to protect Trump, and removed the individual, Trump continued his rally unfazed.
“Thank you for the warning. I was ready for him, but it’s much easier if the cops do it, don’t we agree? What a great job!” he said, before continuing his speech.
Courtesy of Pamela Geller.