It is being reported by those on the ground in Tulsa that Trump’s big rally has drawn a crowd that is smaller than expected.
Here is the video as the program was starting:
A fuller view of stadium as program begins pic.twitter.com/xGdqTpwi1L
— Steadman™ (@AsteadWesley) June 20, 2020
This was 40 minutes before the program started:
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) June 20, 2020
The Tulsa rally has already been a failure for Trump. The President had to cancel his planned outdoor speech to the overflow crowd after no one showed up. There is no massive crowd outside the arena, as Trump found out when he had Air Force One fly low outside the arena:
Air Force one just flew low over the BOK Center a few minutes ago. The (few) people who are out here cheered. pic.twitter.com/7zHVREl28W
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) June 20, 2020
The inside of the arena will likely fill up by the time that Trump speaks, but this event is not the massive show of force that the Trump campaign was hoping for.
Trump and his campaign will try to spin it, but the Tulsa rally has already been a humiliating failure that appears to confirm that Trump is on his way to defeat.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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