About 30 students were removed from a Donald Trump rally in Georgia, according to USA Today. The rally was being held at Valdosta University. Secret Service removed the students at the request of Trump.
“We didn’t plan to do anything,” said Tahjila Davis, a 19-year-old mass media major, who was among the Valdosta State University students who was removed. “They said, ‘This is Trump’s property; it’s a private event.’ But I paid my tuition to be here.”
Hope Hicks, a spokesperson for Trump denies that the students were removed at his request.
“There is no truth to this whatsoever,” Hicks said, adding that “the campaign had no knowledge of this incident.”
Earlier that same day, at another Trump appearance in Virginia, video was captured of the students being removed on posted on Twitter. The black students at Radford University in Virginia, were led out by Secret Service after they began chanting: “No more hate! No more hate! Let’s be equal, let’s be great!”
VSU students being kicked out for absolutely NO reason before Donald Trump makes his presence. pic.twitter.com/bOwnwvCkuN
— High OCT8NE. (@UGWavy__) February 29, 2016