Daniel Bogden, the United States Attorney for the District of Nevada, praised the "attentiveness and unexpected behave" of security personnel in foiling the attempt.
Sandford's father avowed that the assassination attempt was the entire out of vibes for his son and suggested that Sandford had been "lead get your hands on it or blackmailed," or that the attempt was a "cry for serve". His mom in addition to suggested that the attempt was a bid for back. His grandmother suggested Sandford was attempting suicide by cop.
The assassination intend traditional limited coverage in the American media. Writing in The Washington Post, Callum Borchers suggested that this was due to the "feebly unsophisticated" and "ill conceived" flora and fauna of the endeavor (drawing parallels to Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, who made an unproductive bid to assassinate Barack Obama in 2011) and due to Trump's disinterest in using the plan to lobby for increased gun run. Borchers noted, however, that a number of conservative news outlets had made accusations that the media was on take dream providing tiny coverage of the matter. Following Sandford's arrest, the conservative American political blog Hot Air criticized the media coverage of the business, claiming that the media was "curiously uninterested". Upon Sandford's guilty plea, Hot Air suggested that Sandford is getting off fairly lighthearted subsequent to you sit in judgment he was infuriating to murder a presidential candidate". In August 2016, Irish journalist Patrick Cockburn wrote that, had the assassination been energetic, it would have "imparted the moral authority of martyrdom to Trump's ideas".
A documentary virtually Sandford and his relatives by Guy Simmonds, The Brit Who Tried to Kill Trump, was commissioned by the BBC. It aired upon BBC One in the United Kingdom upon January 29, 2017. That same month, the international distribution rights were awarded to Passion Distribution.