Report: Trump Campaign Ready To Nix RNC Rally To Avoid ‘Tulsa-Like Humiliation’

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Artivia Tahir

The Trump campaign reportedly is ready to possibly cancel its rally at the Republican National Convention.

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is struggling as his administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has led him to lag behind Joe Biden in poll after poll, according to Vanity Fair, and it may even cancel his upcoming rally at the Republican National Convention.

  • Trump moved the convention so he could hold a massive 15,000-person rally next month, according to the report, but now Jacksonville, Florida, has "mandated that people wear masks indoors to slow the explosion of COVID-19 cases."
  • A Republican working on the convention told Vanity Fair that the campaign is now prepared to cancel the rally "so that Trump doesn’t suffer another Tulsa–like humiliation."
    “They probably won’t have it,” the source said. “It’s not going to be the soft landing Trump wanted.”

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