They showed the people applauding and screaming and – and they were all CIA. There was – somebody was asking Sean – “Well, were they Trump people that were put–” we don’t have Trump people. They were CIA people. […]
“I got a standing ovation. In fact, they said it was the biggest standing ovation since Peyton Manning had won the Super Bowl and they said it was equal.
Trump interview with David Muir (ABC) 1/25/2017
Truth: Government officials and sources familiar with the make up of the audience confirmed to CBS News that Trump brought about 40 supporters to the event. Sean Spicer denied this. Trump has used this tactic at his January 11, 2017 press conference and even paid actors to applaud him for the memorable announcement of his campaign.