Minnesota’s Turning Red As Thousands Line Up Waiting for Trump Rally Hours Before Start Time

The last time Minnesota voted for a Republican presidential candidate was in 1972 when incumbent President Richard Nixon triumphed over George McGovern.

“I think we can win Minnesota,” Trump told news reporters as he was leaving the White House on his way to Minneapolis. “I think we can win. It’s been a long time since a Republican won.”

Trump gave a little credit to Rep. Ilhan Omar for helping him gain popularity in her district. “I think Omar is helping us win Minnesota and other places,” said Trump of the freshman congresswoman.

“We have a 20,000-seat auditorium. We have, essentially, Madison Square Garden. It’s sold out,” the President said. “Over 80,000 people requested tickets. It’ll be totally sold out. I don’t know who’s going, but it will be totally sold out. They have a line now that’s many blocks long. It’s amazing.”

President Trump arrived at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport on Thursday evening. But the crowd began to gather hours before the Trump rally at the Target Center. Some lined up on the streets while others lined up in the Skyway as the rain fell on and off.

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President Trump posted a video of his screaming supporters and wrote, “WOW, THANK YOU Minneapolis, Minnesota  — on my way! #KAG2020”

James Ledbetter

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James Ledbetter is a journalist who joined Western Free Press in 2018. Since then, he has written extensively for Western Free Press on the Trump administration as well as on other political issues. If you have a NEWS TIP, send an email to jameswfp@protonmail.com
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