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Car Nearly Hits Trump's Motorcade (Video)

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A dramatic video (below) shows the moment an out-of-control car nearly hit President Donald Trump's motorcade.

A Facebook user posted the video showing the presidential motorcade as it traveled down a road in Missouri. As Trump's limousine passes, a white car emerges from the woods. Stunned witnesses looked on, wondering if the car was attempting to ram into the president's vehicle, the Daily Mail reports.

The user who posted the clip, Clayte Hefner, said there were two women inside the car.

In the clip, a man can be heard yelling, "Oh my gosh! Look at the car that came out of the woods! That car right there just drove out of the woods!"

As the car sped out of control, it hit a ditch by the side of the road and came to a stop.

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As it turned out, Trump wasn't the target of an attack at all -- the driver said her car's brakes had failed, according to Rolling Out. The two women, who were leaving the parking lot of a Bass Pro Warehouse nearby, had lost control of the vehicle and rolled down an embankment through the woods, and toward the motorcade.

The driver was reported to be unharmed and will not face charges over the incident.

In another story about Trump's motorcade, a motorcade driver said reporters were "rude" during the president's visit to Corpus Christi, Texas, which he was visiting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, according to Talking Points Memo.

Suzanne Guggenheim, who on her Facebook profile calls herself a "Tea Party organizer, political activist, conservative, pro-life, pro-gun, pro-Israel, Catholic," posted to the social media service saying she had served as one of the drivers for the president's motorcade. The post gained the attention of investigative reporter Christina Wilkie.

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"A Tea Party leader who hates CNN somehow got to drive the official press pool van in Texas," tweeted Wilkie.

"So honored to be part of the 30 cars Trump motorcade in Corpus Christi," said Guggenheim in her post. "After the welcome at the Airport, we drove to the Annaville Fire Department I don't know what the next stop will be."

Guggenheim further detailed her experience in the motorcade:

What is truly absolutely amazing is the huge number of good Patriots all along the road. How did they even know where to be. I don't even know where I'm going next. I apologize to all Corpus Christi friends for not warning them, but we were asked not to make the President's visit political which I completely understand.

"There is now a handful of protesters trying to congregate. Overcome by shouts of "lock her up," "USA, USA,... " and "Donald Trump..." I bet the Press will work hard at finding & promoting them. My van is Press #1, I'm driving CNN... Their crew was just as rude as you would expect. So, I put on my red "Make America Great Again" hat.

An insider for CNN said Guggenheim's story was "completely false."

"The CNN team had very little interaction with the driver," said the source. "This is completely false."

"Grrrr," wrote Guggenheim in a later comment about CNN.

Sources: Daily Mail, Rolling Out, Talking Points Memo, Suzanne Guggenheim/Facebook, Christina Wilkie/Twitter / Featured Image: dbking/Wikimedia Commons / Embedded Images: The White House/Flickr (2)

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