According to the campaign, more than one million Trump fans applied for tickets to attend the president’s next rally.
This is an incredible number of people wanting to attend a political rally!
Meanwhile, Joe Biden couldn’t get a million people apply for a ticket to see him even if the ticket included a free dinner!
Trump campaign chief Brad Parscale made the announcement on Twitter on Monday.
“Before entering, each guest will get: temperature check, hand sanitizer, mask,” Parscale added. “There will be precautions for the heat and bottled water as well.”
Before entering each guest will get:
There will be precautions for the heat and bottled water as well.
— Brad Parscale (@parscale) June 15, 2020
Parscale also noted that this was the most requests for tickets that the campaign has ever seen.
The rally was rescheduled from June 19 to June 20 because critics were upset that the rally was scheduled for the 19th, which has been “Juneteenth” for blacks since the end of the Civil War.
June 19th, 1865, was the day the very last former Confederate state finally officially read the Emancipation Proclamation into its state records.
“We had previously scheduled our #MAGA Rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for June 19th – a big deal. Unfortunately, however, this would fall on the Juneteenth Holiday,” Trump wrote late Friday. “Many of my African American friends and supporters have reached out to suggest that we consider changing the date out of respect for this Holiday, and in observance of this important occasion and all that it represents. I have therefore decided to move our rally to Saturday, June 20th, in order to honor their requests.”
Trump also accused the media of trying to “COVID shame” him ahead of the rally.
“The Far Left Fake News Media, which had no Covid problem with the Rioters & Looters destroying Democrat run cities, is trying to Covid Shame us on our big Rallies,” Trump tweeted. “Won’t work!”
The Far Left Fake News Media, which had no Covid problem with the Rioters & Looters destroying Democrat run cities, is trying to Covid Shame us on our big Rallies. Won’t work!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2020
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