Trump Campaign Had to Rent Buses Across Florida To Pack Re-Election Rally

Donald Trump officially announced his 2020 campaign on Tuesday evening with a raucous rally in Orlando, Florida, where Trump treated 20,000 of his most loyal fans with a production more reminiscent of his 2016 shock-jock performances than a new and improved reelection bid.

And it definitely seemed tired and that Trump needs a new schtick, since much of it was him railing against Hillary Clinton, who isn’t running in 2020.

The Trump campaign went above and beyond to ensure there was no question about how much Florida loves Trump.

According to the New York Times, the campaign rented buses to bring in supporters from across the state to fill the 20,000 seat venue and an overflow crowd outside. Aides also made sure to tell the Times that the crowd was bigger than any seen at Democratic candidates’ announcements.

While the arena was filled to the brim, the Times pointed out that many of the supporters didn’t stay for the entire speech.

Trump earlier hyped his crowd size, saying it was a record:

But that just wasn’t the case!


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