Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders was greeted with cheers from the crowd at his Phoenix, Arizona, rally Thursday night — and a man waving a swastika flag.
The man, whose identity remains unknown, could be seen standing in the upper section of the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. He could easily be seen behind the Vermont senator as Sanders took to the stage and addressed the crowd.
As the mystery man began waving the flag, boos erupted in the stadium. The Jewish presidential candidate, who did not appear to notice the man at first, later addressed the incident with the crowd.
“Whoever it was, I think they’re a little outnumbered tonight,” he said to cheers from onlookers. “And more importantly, they’re going to be outnumbered in November.”
The Sanders campaign did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment on the matter.
Sanders communications director Mike Casca told a BuzzFeed News reporter of the incident, “The senator is aware of the flag with the swastika on it and is disturbed by it.”
The Post has reached out to the Phoenix Police Department for details about the unidentified man and whether he was arrested at the event.
They did not immediately respond to questions.
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