Las Vegas, Nevada 2020-10-17 23:24:42 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — President Donald Trump will land in Las Vegas on Saturday night. He will spend the night in Las Vegas before the rally in Carson City on Sunday.
The president and his team say Nevada is their number one priority in this election. President Trump’s visit will take place when early voting begins throughout the state and the election date is just over two weeks.
President Trump was last in Nevada in September, when he held large rallies in both Minden and Henderson. The rally in Henderson caused some controversy by being indoors with few masks and little social distance.
8 News Now spoke with the Communications Director of “Trump 2020”. He says the presidential rally in Carson City this Sunday will take place outdoors. He also says that masks are given to everyone.
President Trump is expected to continue to promote his achievements at the White House, focusing on the economy, as he normally does.
The Trump team says the president will bring the economy back to pre-pandemic levels.
“The president has made it clear, and the people of Nevada know this, President Trump once built the best economy in the world, and he has already done it again,” said Tim Marteau. “Trump 2020,” said the communications director. “Joe Biden was an economic disaster during his fifty years as a failed Washington politician.”
The Nevada Democratic Party issued a statement in response to President Trump’s visit, saying, “If Trump desperately tries to erase the record of failure, he will not fool the Nevadas. During this pandemic, and Throughout his presidency, Trump chose to prioritize his wealthy and connected friends over hard-working Nevadas. “
President Trump lost Nevada to Hillary Clinton slightly in 2016. In the latest CBS News Battleground poll, Biden is six points ahead of Trump.
The President will arrive at McCarran International Airport around 9:40 pm. You can see his arrival live at the beginning of this story.