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US presidential debate sees Green Party outsider candidate Jill Stein KICKED OUT of university campus hosting showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Police혻escort eco-warrior calling on protesters to "occupy" the debate away from the area

THE fourth-place outsider in the US presidential election has been BANNED from the혻blockbuster debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Green Party nominee혻Dr. Jill Stein was escorted by police혻off the university campus hosting the front-runner clash just hours before it was due to begin.

She was holding혻a demonstration for eco-warrior activists on the grounds of혻Hoftsra University in Long Island, New York when police removed her.

Phoning a cab ... Jill Stein was escorted off Hofstra campus by security and police
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Phoning a cab … Jill Stein was escorted off Hofstra campus by security and police
Eco-warrior ... Green Party candidate is rank outsider with around 2.4% support
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Eco-warrior … Green Party candidate is rank outsider with around 2.4% support

It is the same spot that she was arrested in 2012 for protesting during the debate between Barack Obama and Republican opponent Mitt Romney during that year’s presidential contest.

Stein couldn’t provide documents to police permitting her to be in the area according to Nassau County PD.

It came amid tight security before the bout between the Democratic and Republican heavyweights.

?쏻e were immediately escorted off of the Hofstra campus after the press conference just now and told not to do any more press,??she tweeted.

?쏶he was on the college campus, we asked to verify for proper credentials, she did not have them, and she was nicely escorted off the campus,” a police spokesperson told CNN.

The far left long-shot, who has called for campaigners혻to “occupy” the debates, is languishing with a 2.4% rate of support in polls — well below the 15% required to join the televised showdown.

Stage was being set ahead of presidential debate when Stein was removed
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The stage was being set ahead of presidential debate when Stein was removed
Green Party candidate Jill Stein is the rank outsider in the race
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Green Party candidate Jill Stein is the rank outsider in the race

“By being here tonight we are standing up and standing together, we will not be silenced,” Stein tweeted. “Lesser evilism is a race to the bottom.”

Fellow rank outsider Gary Johnson, who is running on a right-wing Libertarian stance, is on between 7% and 8% support.

His most memorable contribution to the campaign has been혻when he asked “What is Aleppo?” during a live TV interview on foreign policy.

Stein and her vice-presidential running mate Ajamu Baraka are wanted in North Dakota on trespassing charges relating to a pipeline protest.

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