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High school student claims she was ejected from Trump rally for wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt
A Mississippi high school student says that a Secret Service agent escorted her out of a President Donald Trump rally for wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt. (Image source: WHBQ-TV video screenshot)

High school student claims she was ejected from Trump rally for wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt

A high school student has alleged that the Secret Service ejected her Tuesday from President Donald Trump's rally in Southaven, Mississippi, for wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt.

What are the details?

According to WHBQ-TV, Alexis Cobbs, a DeSoto High School student, was at the rally in order to earn extra credit.

Instead, she was reportedly approached by a man, who she said was a Secret Service agent, after she waited two hours in line to gain entry to the rally.

The man reportedly escorted her right back out.

The rally, which was held at Southaven's Landers Center, was packed, but Cobbs said she believed that she was targeted for her Black Lives Matter T-shirt.

"The Secret Service man just walks up to me and tells me to follow him, and so I did," she told the station. "And once I realized I was out the door, like, he pushed me out the door. I was like, 'What?' and he was like, 'Don't let the door hit your fingers on the way out.'"

Cobbs said she was disappointed in reportedly being ousted from the rally because of her shirt.

"I didn't realize wearing a shirt could just disqualify you from listening to a sitting president speak," Cobbs said. "I didn't know only people who actively identify as Republicans were the only ones able to come in here and listen."

Cobbs said that the man who escorted her out was wearing a Secret Service T-shirt, though Secret Service agents typically wear suits or other more formal attire.

Anything else?

Cobbs, who apparently isn't a Trump supporter anyway, took the chance to take a jab at the president while speaking to the local station.

"Everything [Trump] says is basically not well thought out, and once even more the world is laughing at us," she said.

Cobbs also told the station that the alleged incident just makes her want to run for office herself one day.

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