The unidentified young man who climbed Trump Tower today for over two hours was just pulled in to safety. He did it to get Donald Trump‘s attention. He posted this YouTube video yesterday to explain.
The video, is titled “Message to Mr. Trump (why I climbed your tower)” and says,
“I’m an independent researcher seeking a private audience with you to discuss an important manner. The reason I climbed your tower was to get your attention. If I sought this via conventional means, I would be much less likely to have success, because you are a busy man with many responsibilities.
As for anyone else who’s watching, please help this video go viral so that it gets to Mr. Trump and be sure to get out and vote for Mr. Trump in the 2016 election.”
According to CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz, the man climbing Trump Tower told police that his name is “Steve” and that he’s from Virginia.