If Only We’d Had Video of That

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You’ve probably heard about how yesterday Donald Trump harangued the fire marshal at an event in Colorado Springs, first saying the marshal’s refusal to let more people into the venue was an example of why America isn’t great anymore and then accusing the marshal of being a Clinton supporter. Now we learn that just a short time earlier a rescue crew from the Colorado Springs Fire Department had to rescue Trump and members of his entourage from an elevator stuck between the 1st and 2nd floors of The Mining Exchange Hotel. Trump and his entourage were reportedly stuck in the elevator for roughly thirty minutes before the rescue crew was able to lower a ladder down into the car.

An interview with the co-owner of the hotel suggests the stoppage may have been the fault of members of Trump’s staff who were given keys to control the elevators during their stay.

A statement released by the Colorado Spring Fire Department read: “The firefighters were able to secure the elevator, open the top elevator hatch, lower a ladder into the elevator which allowed all individuals to self-evacuate, including Mr. Trump, onto the second floor lobby area.”

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