Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon in the making' MORE made multiple headlines before ever setting foot in Vermont for tonight’s highly anticipated rally in Burlington.

Despite releasing over 20,000 tickets for an event that seats just 1,400, the real estate mogul’s campaign said the rally quickly sold out.

With Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersTrump has declared war on our climate — we won’t let him win Stock slide bites boastful Trump, but rising wages great for GOP Millions should march on DC to defeat Trump Republicans MORE’ 2016 headquarters just down the block, reports of a massive protest planned by the Democratic presidential candidate’s supporters prompted a lockdown of the Flynn Center, with security instructed to let in only Trump voters.

“I'm taking care of my people, not people who don't want to vote for me or are undecided," Trump told Burlington Free Press. "They are loyal to me, and I am loyal to them."