In his first rally since the Mueller Report release, President Donald Trump calls the Russia probe “the greatest political hoax in American history.”
“This witch hunt was never really just about me. It was always about stopping you – the millions and millions of freedom-loving citizens who rose up on that incredible November day, remember that day?” Trump said.
The Mueller Report found there was no obstruction or collusion with Russia on the part of Donald Trump or his campaign staff.
From a heartfelt statement of sympathy and support for the victims of Saturday’s vicious synagogue shooting in California, to his long record of campaign promises kept, Trump touched on many topics at a packed Saturday night event Green Bay, Wisconsin. An event, the president noted, that was specifically scheduled for same time as the 2019 White House Correspondents Dinner.
— Dan Scavino🇺🇸 (@DanScavino) April 28, 2019
To start the event, Trump addressed the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting in San Diego where he said anti-Semitism “must be defeated.”
“Tonight, America’s heart is with the victims of the horrific synagogue shooting,” he said, adding that the entire nation “stands in solidarity with the Jewish community.”
Also, Trump talked about the Border Patrol agent who stopped the synagogue shooter.
Sincerest THANK YOU to our great Border Patrol Agent who stopped the shooter at the Synagogue in Poway, California. He may have been off duty but his talents for Law Enforcement weren’t!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 27, 2019
President Trump was not shy about addressing Democratic challengers in the upcoming 2020 presidential race. He referred to Bernie Sanders as “Crazy Bernie,” Joe Biden as “Sleepy Joe” and Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas.”
“Can you imagine any of these people up here doing what I’m doing?” he asked the boisterous, overflow crowd at the Resch Center.
With people questioning whether the President would leave office “peacefully,” Trump assured the audience that this would not be the case. He told the crowd that after six years “you’re going to be left with the strongest economy you’ve ever had.”
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Trump on stage after the crowd started chanting her name. Sanders made light of the White House Correspondents dinner while on stage.
The audience roared for @PressSec! She is loved by all of us! So much better than this time last year when she was insulted at the WH Correspondents Dinner. So glad none of them went there tonight! pic.twitter.com/n2f925QMOp
— Lisa Mei Crowley (@LisaMei62) April 28, 2019
“Last year this night, I was at a slightly different event. Not quite the best welcome. So this is an amazing honor,” Sanders said.
Trump ended his almost 90-minute speech with is signature ending. “We will make America strong again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again!” Trump vowed.
Thank you Green Bay, Wisconsin! MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!! pic.twitter.com/chGLxGsPQh
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 28, 2019
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Zachery Schmidt is the digital editor of Battleground State News.