Georgia man who rushed stage: 'Donald Trump is a bully'

By now you know that Thomas Dimassimo, who rushed a stage in Dayton, Ohio, where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking, is the son of a city of Atlanta administrator.

So far as we can tell, this CNN footage is the first with the Pebblebrook High School graduate since he's bonded out:

From the CNN website:

DiMassimo, 22, of Fairborn, Ohio, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and inducing panic. His next court date is Wednesday. The Wright State University senior sat down with CNN on Sunday to talk about what he did and why.

"I was thinking that Donald Trump is a bully, and he is nothing more than that. He is somebody who is just saying a lot of bold things, he's making bold claims. But I can see right through that and I can see that he's truly just a coward. And he's opportunistic and he's willing to destroy this country for power for himself," DiMassimo said.

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Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.