- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Reno-Tahoe Airport apologized Wednesday after Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was chased through the airport by a group of President Trump supporters.

Video posted on Facebook by the Nevada Republican Party showed protesters shouting “Go home!” and “Stop the impeachment!” as the Massachusetts senator tried to navigate her way out of the airport. The protesters followed Ms. Warren and her staffers all the way to their vehicle as the Massachusetts senator continued to smile and wave at them.

At the end of the video, a security officer rushed in and told the protesters to “break it up.”

“Authority apologizes to @ewarren for the group of protestors on 10/2 in violation of airport policies,” the airport tweeted in a statement late Wednesday. “Airport Police weren’t given prior notice of the arrival. Protestors didn’t follow the permit process & the airport’s attorney will be investigating the incident.”

Nevada GOP Chairman Michael J. McDonald released a statement defending the party’s actions, saying Republicans are not going to stand for Democrats trying to bring down the president.

“Nevadans, like Americans across the country, are livid at the Democrats’ despicable impeachment inquiry and let Elizabeth Warren know after she landed in Reno,” he said, a local NBC affiliate reported. “Instead of working on the problems families face, liberals like Senator Warren are fighting like mad to undo the 2016 election results and we aren’t going to stand for it.”

Ms. Warren was in the area for a town hall event Wednesday night in Carson City.

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