Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFighting for affordable energy could remake presidential race Trump claims Democrats are making up polls Hanks: Trump's 'suspense' comment a 'gift' for 'SNL' MORE's security team kicked out supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersJuan Williams: When WikiLeaks leaked my cell number Trump: Podesta a 'nasty guy' Sanders’ brother loses British parliamentary election MORE who were trying to gatecrash the billionaire's rally in Burlington, Vt., NBC reports.
NBC reporter Katy Tur tweeted a video of a young man wearing a Sanders campaign pin describing how he was forced from the event despite having a ticket.
Trump staff asking if you're a Trump supporter at the door. If no? Turned away. Tim Farr was one. (Vid 1/2) pic.twitter.com/TNfD4jPCoO— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) January 7, 2016
"The second we get inside, security sees we have a Bernie pin on and even though we have tickets they grab onto us and they forcibly eject us out of the building."
Asked about these ejections, the Trump campaign provided a statement to The Hill attributed to the GOP front-runner.
"We have more than 20,000 people that showed up for 1,400 spots," Trump said. "I'm taking care of my people, not people who don't want to vote for me or are undecided. They are loyal to me and I am loyal to them."
The ejections follow a story earlier in the day from The Hill that Sanders supporters were planning to sabotage the Trump rally in the Vermont senator's hometown — the city where he was once mayor.
The Sanders supporters' plan was to reserve tickets for the event and then not show up, so Trump would have to speak to a near empty venue.
The plan was unsuccessful, with video footage showing a crowded Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.