PHOTO: Gregory Lee Leingang (Mandan Police Department)
Article by Bryan Howard
December 2, 2018
42-year-old Gregory Lee Leingang, was arrested for one of the oddest assasination attempts on a Presidents life. Lee Leingang stole a Forklift and planned to flip Trump’s Limo to kill him.
the Grand Forks Herald reported, Lee Leingang plead guilty on Friday to one count, “attempting to enter or remain in a restricted building and on grounds while using a dangerous weapon” in a plead deal. Lee Leingang was charged with “attempting to damage government property.”
U.S. Assistant State’s Attorney Brandi Sasse Russell stated,“The intent was to basically try to get to the limo, flip the limo and get to the president and he wanted to kill the president.”
Gregory Lee Leingang hearing for his sentencing is scheduled for February 15, where he could face up to 15 years of prison.