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Minnesota man arrested at Elizabeth Warren event in Iowa

The 58 year old reportedly unfurled a Trump banner outside the campaign event.
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A man from Minnesota was arrested at a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren.

Citing a police press release, the Sioux City Journal reports that 58-year-old Randal Thom, from Lakefield, was among the crowd of people outside the event in Storm City, Iowa.

As Warren was outside greeting attendees at the roundtable event, he allegedly became "very vocal" and then aggressive, allegedly attempting to assault others in the crowd before police took him into custody.

Police charged Thom, a staunch supporter of President Trump, with disorderly conduct.

According to the Washington Examiner, Thom loudly asked Warren why she was in Iowa and not in D.C., trying to end the government shutdown.

He also unfurled a banner saying "Keep America Great" as he yelled, prompting altercations with Warren supporters in the crowd that ultimately led to his arrest.

Warren has been visiting Iowa – the first state to hold presidential primaries – since announcing her intention to run for the Democratic nominations earlier this week.

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