Donald Trump says the crowd for his speech Thursday night in Burlington was 25,000. Untrue, according to the city police chief. About 2,000 people lined up starting at 4:30 a.m. for access to the Flynn Center, Chief Brandon del Pozo told the Burlington Free Press. The Trump campaign issued 20,000 tickets and instituted a loyalty test at the door and allowed into the 1,400-seat Flynn Center only people who professed support for the candidate.
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