CNN interviewed the guy who attempted to jump Donald Trump in Dayton, Ohio last week – giving him a platform to throw insults at the GOP frontrunner, despite the fact that he admitted he wanted to kill Trump. Thomas Dimassimo, the guy who jumped the security fence and got close to Trump before being apprehended, had declared on Twitter that he wanted to “be a martyr” and posted an emoji of gun. Appearing on CNN, Dimassimo, an admitted Bernie Sanders supporter, said he rushed the stage because “Donald Trump is a bully.” He was then given a platform on national TV to spew vitriol at Trump.

“I was thinking that I could get up on stage and take his podium away from him and take his mic away from him and send a message to all people out in the country who wouldn’t consider themselves racist, who wouldn’t consider themselves approving of what type of violence Donald Trump is allowing in his rallies, and send them a message that we can be strong, that we can find our strength and we can stand up against Donald Trump and against this new wave he’s ushering in of truly just violent white supremacist ideas,” DiMassimo frothed. READ MORE