Sanders could skydive into California rally
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersWTO faces renewed scrutiny amid omicron threat Overnight Health Care — Presented by March of Dimes — Abortion access for 65M women at stake Hospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan MORE could make quite the entrance at his rally Friday in Cloverdale, Calif. 

Jimmy Halliday, the president at NorCal Skydiving, said he was told by Sanders staffers Thursday that they would offer the Democratic presidential candidate the option of parachuting into his rally, according to The Press Democrat.


“I’ve been told they will run the idea by Bernie,” Halliday said. “I can’t confirm that’s the plan. I know that’s a possibility.” 

Halliday said a staffer for Sanders on Wednesday asked about the use of his facility. On Thursday, Halliday did a tandem jump with a Sanders campaign team member. 

Michael Morrissey, the manager of the Cloverdale airport where the Sanders rally will take place, said the Vermont senator is “supposed to make a grand entrance” but didn’t clarify how. 

Still, Halliday said the skydiving entrance may not happen. 

UPDATED 1:05 P.M.: The Sanders campaign confirmed Friday afternoon that Sanders, 74, will not be parachuting into the rally. 

"The senator will not be parachuting or skydiving into the campaign rally today," spokeswoman Symone Sanders said in a statement to The Hill.