Attendees of a John McCainJohn Sidney McCainThe bully who pulls the levers of Trump's mind never learns GOP senators appalled by 'ridiculous' House infighting MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace, Chris Christie battle over Fox News MORE rally in Cedar Falls, Iowa were ejected before McCain took the stage out of fear they were protestors, an Iowa newspaper reported.

According to Iowa State University's student paper, a handful of individuals were identified as people whom the McCain campaign feared might disrupt the Republican presidential nominee's speech.

"Apparently, they had been identified by those staffers as potential protesters within the event,