MADISON, Wis. (AP/WCCO) — President Donald Trump has scheduled a rally Saturday in a conservative Milwaukee suburb, just nine days before the election.
Trump’s campaign announced the rally at an airport in Waukesha on Thursday. The event comes just one week after Trump held an airport rally in Janesville.READ MORE: 'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail
It will be Trump’s fifth visit to Wisconsin since August. His Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, campaigned twice in Wisconsin in September.
Numerous polls have shown Biden with a slight lead in the battleground state. Trump carried Wisconsin by fewer than 23,000 votes in 2016.READ MORE: Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl
“President Trump knew the severity of this virus and failed to tell the American people the truth,” said the Biden campaign in response to Trump’s rally. “Just this week, 47 Wisconsinites lost their lives in a single day, and the sad truth is that it didn’t have to be this bad.”
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