Trump plans campaign stop in Vegas on Saturday
Former President Donald Trump is planning to speak at an event at a Las Vegas church on Saturday evening, his first trip to the battleground state this election cycle.
Trump’s website lists him speaking at a “volunteer recruitment event” at Fervent: A Calvary Chapel church at 4:30 p.m. It’s on the heels of an event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday.
He announced his campaign for a nonconsecutive second term Nov. 15, 2022, during a speech at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.
Presidential candidates have for the most part steered clear of Nevada this election cycle, even though the Silver State is third in the GOP primary schedule. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is the only declared candidate to visit Nevada so far, attending the Basque Fry in Gardnerville last month.
Trump spoke in Las Vegas the same date last year at an event touting Republican Senate candidate Adam Laxalt and then-governor candidate Joe Lombardo. He won the last competitive Republican nominating contest in the state in 2016, en route to winning the nomination.
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