Trump may just keep campaigning after Election Day

Source: Politico | October 30, 2020 | Meridith McGraw and Gabby Orr

Trump campaign surrogates have been told to keep their Novembers clear for potential campaign events, even if the election results are still unknown.

Even if there isn’t a clear winner the day after the election, President Donald Trump may still take his MAGA message on the road.

Top surrogates for the Trump campaign have been told to keep their Novembers clear for potential campaign events. And Trump campaign advisers said not to rule out the possibility Trump continues his rallies even as election officials continue to count ballots after the Nov. 3 election, according to a campaign surrogate and two Trump advisers.

With the possibility that there might not be a clear winner on election night in key swing states like Pennsylvania and North Carolina, the campaign has discussed putting Trump and his family on the road to give a morale boost to supporters and let the president fire off about the election to crowds.

“Don’t miscount the fact that Trump will continue to do rallies while they’re still counting votes,” said one adviser to the Trump campaign.

Some surrogates have already been told to keep their schedules flexible for potential travel after the election.

“There’s been discussions about travel opportunities for Trump and his family if we don’t have a result on election day, but nothing definitive on where he would go or how many people we would deploy,” said one campaign aide. “If we still don’t have results in Michigan and North Carolina or Pennsylvania and Nevada on Nov. 4, he might hit those states individually.”

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    So will state and local authorities will continue to allow him to have his massive COVID-spreading rallies after the election? Or will they do as Minnesota did and restrict him to 250 people and force social distancing?

    Bravo to the Governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz for standing firm. Too bad others aren’t following his example. I know they aren’t in my state.

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