US President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman from Montana for body slamming a Jewish reporter on the eve of a special election.
An audience member who stood beside the man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat appeared to be in on the act.
Linsfesty told CNN's Don Lemon that he is actually a Democratic Socialist and that he signed up to go to the rally a week before with his three friends because he wanted to go to see the president and hear what he had to say. I was not trying to make those faces. You know some people thought I was being disrespectful. "I was just going to clap for things I agreed with and not clap for things I didn't agree with". "I don't think it's appropriate what they did".
During a fiery speech, while arguing that he has done wonders for the USA economy, Trump warned against the idea of impeachment, suggesting that his removal from the highest office would turn the United States into a third-world country. He told The Daily Beast that he had won VIP tickets and met Trump before the rally started for a photo-op. "So when I got back there, I knew I was going to be genuine".
"So, most likely, I will not do that", he said, according to a pool report.
Legendary journalist Bob Woodward has also published a book that offers a damaging window into Trump's presidency to date.
Linfesty claimed nobody actually told him why he was booted from the venue - he says he had his ID checked before being escorted away from the rally, as a piece in USA Today has noted.
'I took each issue individually, ' he told the outlet. The two red-state Senate Democrats find themselves caught between their Senate leaders and their states' more conservative voters, who are more broadly supportive of Trump's pick.
"I don't even bring it up because I view it as something that they like to use the impeach word, impeach Trump". It'll also get your removed from the rally courtesy of the Secret Service.
It was then that Linfesty began his crusade for viral fame, acting out incredulous expressions just behind the president's shoulder whenever he made one of his typical outlandish claims, and he gave off a comically confused look, as if to say "whaaaaaat?"
The young girl who was blocked by the staffer had been all over the place on Thursday.
Neither senator has said how he or she will vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation.