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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM:

The official Instagram account of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attempted to raise money on Sunday by using a video of a man who was arrested for inducing panic at a 2016 Trump campaign rally.

“Want to really scare Trump? Help us show the strength of our campaign to defeat him—chip in before our fundraising deadline at midnight at the link in bio,” the post read. Attached was a doctored video in which then-candidate Trump appears to be startled by Sanders.

The article goes on to state the following:

In the original video, recorded March 2016 during a campaign rally in Dayton, Ohio, Trump was actually frightened by college student Thomas DiMassimo, who was attempting to storm the stage.

When DeMassimo had suddenly rushed from the crowd and attempted to jump onto the stage where Trump stood, Secret Service pounced to apprehend him, and protect then-candidate Trump.

Below is Sanders’ doctored video, followed by the original.

Below is a video of the original incident, which occurred in March 2016:

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