The 20-year-old Michael Steven Sandford tried to grab a police officer’s gun at a rally in Las Vegas and has confessed that he was attempting to murder Donald Trump.
He appeared before a judge in Nevada and was remanded in custody until a hearing on 5 July and was charged with with an act of violence “on restricted grounds”
According to the reports, Sandford tried to seize the gun after saying he was seeking Mr Trump’s autograph at Saturday’s rally.
Sandford has told investigators he had been planning the assassination for a year, including spending time on a firing range in recent days, and was convinced he would die in the attempt.
Court Documents say Mr Sandford acknowledged he knew he would only be able to fire one or two rounds, and expected to be killed during an attempt on Mr Trump’s life.
According to the prosecutors, the suspect also suffered from a form of autism with his mother saying he had a history of mental health problems -KP
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