Mental Health Research

British man pleads guilty in Trump attack case in Las Vegas

A British man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. federal court to trying to grab a police officer's gun and open fire at a June campaign rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Las Vegas.

Standing before a judge in orange jail clothes with the word "detainee" across his back, Michael Steven Sandford acknowledged that he has been treated in the past for mental illness.

Court documents say Sandford previously told a federal agent that he drove from California to Las Vegas with a plan to kill Trump.

"I plead guilty, your honor," Sandford told U.S. District Judge James Mahan when asked for his plea to being an illegal alien in possession of a...