Hillary Clinton dodges hurled object during Las Vegas speech: Report
Published on Apr 11, 2014 7:28 AM
(REUTERS) - A woman threw an object at Hillary Clinton as the former secretary of State was delivering a speech on Thursday at a conference in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper reported.
Mrs Clinton dodged the object, which may have been a shoe, and joked about it during her remarks at the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino, the newspaper said.
"Is that somebody throwing something at me?" Mrs Clinton asked, according to the Review-Journal. "Is that part of Cirque du Soleil?" A hotel spokeswoman told Reuters she had no information on the incident. A spokesman for Mrs Clinton did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
Las Vegas police, who reportedly arrested the protester, referred calls to the Secret Service in Washington, D.C., which could not immediately comment.
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