Accused Trump stage rusher faces federal charges

A man accused of rushing the stage at a Donald Trump rally will appear before a federal judge again.

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Thomas Dimassimo, 22, is accused of breaching security in an attempt to rush the stage during a rally in Vandalia, Ohio in early March.

Dimassimo has been charged in a federal court.

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Prosecutors say he entered a restricted building without lawful authority, and knowingly entered a restricted area cordoned off by Secret Service.

Dimassio could face up to a year in prison and $100,000 in fines.

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