Trump Is Greeted By Rows Of Empty Seats In Minnesota As Impeachment Sinks His Presidency

Donald Trump tried to save his crumbling presidency by riling up the MAGA mob at a rally in Minnesota on Thursday night, but he was greeted by rows of empty seats.

According to KMSP-TV/FOX 9 political reporter Theo Keith, the president’s campaign manager even took to the stage minutes before the rally’s start time to claim that there were only empty seats because so many people were getting food at concession stands.

But the picture shared on Keith’s Twitter account shows rows and rows of empty seats in the upper level, making the concession stand explanation laughable.

When Trump took to the podium, he claimed that the crowd “just set a record,” but Vox journalist Aaron Rupar pointed out that “the upper level of the arena isn’t full.”

‘Thousands’ of protesters turned out

To make matters worse for the sinking president, there appeared to be a large number of demonstrators who turned out in the rain to protest him.

Video footage and pictures from one Twitter user shows that “thousands” gathered to tell Trump that he wasn’t welcome in Minneapolis.

With his presidency at risk of collapsing under the weight of its own corruption and incompetence, it’s clear that Donald Trump saw this rally as a chance to show that he can still pack an arena to the rafters.

In Minnesota on Thursday night, he failed to do that.

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