‘Aggressive’ man with 'Keep America Great' sign arrested at Warren event in Iowa

A man was reportedly arrested for “aggressive” behavior at a rally for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOvernight Health Care: CDC recommends face coverings in public | Resistance to social distancing sparks new worries | Controversy over change of national stockpile definition | McConnell signals fourth coronavirus bill Democratic senators want probe into change of national stockpile description Democrats ask EPA, Interior to pause rulemaking amid coronavirus MORE (Mass.) on Saturday.

A police report said that Randal James Thom, 58, was verbally taunting Warren and became “very vocal” and “aggressive” at the Storm Lake, Iowa event, according to the Des Moines Register.

Thom, who was carrying a sign boasting President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint Trump organization has laid off over 1000 employees due to pandemic: report Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves MORE’s 2020 campaign slogan, “Keep America Great,” also "attempted to assault others in the crowd,” according to the report.


Other media at the event described Thom as a Trump supporter, the Register reported.

Thom was charged with disorderly conduct and booked into county jail on a $300 bond, according to the newspaper.

The Iowa event was part of Warren’s first trip since announcing on New Year’s Eve that she was forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 White House bid.