Lately, former president Donald Trump has brought palpable energy to his 2024 election campaign. Trump most recently traveled to Davenport, Iowa, to address his stance on education while speaking to a massive crowd of supporters. The former president has always been known for drawing enormous crowds to his events, where in Davenport, Trump had a 2-mile-long line of supporters waiting to fill the 2,400-person arena he was speaking in. Not even the freezing cold Iowa winter could deter these die-hard Trump supporters from coming out to see their favorite president.
It is reported that the crowd far outsized the available capacity for the arena, with hundreds more still waiting outside. The speech drew millions of viewers across different social media platforms. The D.C. Enquirer reported:
On Rumble, while Trump was speaking, over one-million people watched his speech via his personal channel, over 500,000 people watched via the Right Side Broadcasting Network (RSBN) channel, and over 100,000 people watched Trump’s speech via Real America’s Voice (RAV) channel. An additional 30,000 people watched Trump’s speech through the pro-Trump social media platform Gettr. Trump’s online viewership is continuing to skyrocket.
Trump has also energized his base with recent moves such as his visit to East Palestine and an appearance at CPAC, where he outlined his agenda if he gets reelected. Trump released a statement on Rumble slamming the Biden administration’s response to the disaster in East Palestine.
Trump said in a recent video, “Biden and FEMA said they would not be sending federal aid to East policy.
That’s a great place. It’s in Ohio. And they don’t respect it a better respect to people, but I do. They’re incredible patriots. As soon as I announced that I was going, he announced that a team would go and now FEMA is going and everybody’s gonna do everything they can to solve that mess that happened so unnecessarily they tried to blame me for it and then even the Washington Post to the story. I had nothing to do with it whatsoever because they’re all about disinformation. That’s all they’re good at cheating in elections and disinformation.”
“But hopefully Biden will go there also. This is good news that we got because we had them move and move fast maybe like they haven’t moved in a long time they heard I was going and they said, We better get there. We’re gonna look bad. It’s all about look, unfortunately, and it should be about much more than that. The people of East Palestine need help and they needed right now.We get people to do the right thing.
And nobody can fail in this country. We must get people to do the right thing and we must get our political leaders to do the right thing.”
“Those incredible patriots from East Palestine deserve it. They should have it and it should have frankly happened a long time ago. So let’s go FEMA. You are great with me as your president, go out and help them and do a fantastic job. Ohio is a great state. It’s a wonderful state with hard working patriots. We’re going to take care of you, Ohio we’re going to take care of you. Thank you very much.”
— Daniel Baldwin (@baldwin_daniel_) March 13, 2023
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