Trump pauses Missouri campaign rally after woman collapses

Trump pauses Missouri campaign rally after woman collapses
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. — President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton and Ocasio-Cortez joke about Kushner's alleged use of WhatsApp Missouri Gov. declares state of emergency amid severe flooding Swalwell on Hicks testimony: 'She's going to have to tell us who she lied for' in Trump admin MORE on Monday paused his campaign rally in Missouri for roughly 10 minutes after an elderly woman in the crowd collapsed and required medical attention.

Trump was recounting his presidential victory of two years ago and chiding Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton and Ocasio-Cortez joke about Kushner's alleged use of WhatsApp Hillicon Valley: Kushner accused of using WhatsApp, personal email for official work | White House rejects request for Trump-Putin communications | Facebook left 'hundreds of millions' of passwords unsecured | Tech pressured to root out extremism Man accused of mailing pipe bombs to Dems pleads guilty MORE for calling some of the president's supporters "deplorables" when something appeared to catch his eye in the crowd. 

"Is there a doctor in the house, please? Doctor? Please. Thank you," Trump said, pointing toward the crowd gathered on the floor of the Show Me Center.

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The president urged medical staff that converged on the woman to take their time as he stepped away from the podium. At one point, he urged the crowd to "say a little prayer," and attendees behind the stage could be seen bowing their heads. 

A short time later, the audience began singing "Amazing Grace."

The woman was eventually taken out of the crowd, and an individual in a suit signaled to Trump that she was OK.

"That was really something," Trump said, stepping back up to the podium. "I want to just thank everybody for the way you behaved. That was beautiful."

"Hopefully she’ll be OK," he added, before launching back into his stump speech and praising Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley as an "amazing fighter."

The Missouri rally marked the third of three campaign rallies Trump held on Monday to provide a final boost to GOP Senate candidates before Election Day.

The president's rally in Fort Wayne, Ind., was also briefly interrupted by a medical incident in the crowd.