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Dramatic day for Trump on the campaign trail

Dramatic day for Trump on the campaign trail

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It was a day of drama on the Republican campaign trail as Donald Trump was rushed off stage in Reno after a threat was perceived in the crowd.

The US presidential candidate returned to the rally – seemingly unruffled – a short while later to finish his speech.

“Nobody said it was going to be easy for us. But we will never be stopped. Never ever be stopped,” Trump said.

The Secret Service said the incident began when someone shouted “gun,” but no weapon was found. A man was later escorted from the hall.

The contest between Trump and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, appears to be tight, although opinion polls suggest she is still ahead in key states.

“Stand up for what you believe. Know the power of your own voice, it can change the world. Let’s prove that love trumps hate,” Clinton told supporters.

Clinton appeared to pay no heed to Trump’s earlier jibes about needing celebrities to attract supporters to her campaign events.

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