If the polls claiming President Trump is losing by a wide margin to Biden are accurate, it sure does not show in the number of people attending campaign events.
Yahoo News reported that the Fox poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49 percent to 39 percent among all registered voters nationwide, while Senator Bernie Sanders held nearly the same advantage over the president, at 49 percent to 40 percent.
Holding edges of 1 or 2 points over Trump — albeit within the poll’s 3-point margin of error — were Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, as well as Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana.
However, President Trump is scheduled to kick off his official reelection bid in Orlando on Tuesday, and people began lining up 40-hours early!
Tens of thousands are expected to be there.
You don’t see Democrats lining up 40 hours early for their top candidates 👀
— Students For Trump (@TrumpStudents) June 17, 2019
More than 40 hours before President Trump will announce his re-election bid in Orlando, supporters started lining up outside the Amway Center. 8 Trump supporters started camping out Monday morning, with the first one showing up at 2:30 a.m. pic.twitter.com/QflPQPKCVD
— Amy ♀️ (@RightHookUSA) June 17, 2019
More than 40 hours before President Donald Trump will announce his re-election bid in Orlando, supporters started lining up outside the Amway Center.
Eight Trump supporters started camping out Monday morning, with the first one showing up at 2:30 a.m. The rally is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Gary Beck, a Trump supporter from Panama City, was the first in line.
“There’s going to be a bunch of people, and it’s going to be pretty intense,” Beck said. “The electricity is going to be high. It’s time for America to get back on its feet and be made better than it’s ever been before.”
Trump tweeted Monday that the rally “looks to be setting records,” with more than 100,000 ticket requests. The Amway Center seats 20,000.
“We are building large movie screens outside to take care of everybody,” Trump tweeted.
The visit marks Trump’s first campaign event in Orlando since he ended his 2016 presidential campaign with a “Thank You Tour” stop at the Central Florida Fairgrounds.
Trump’s last visit to the Orlando area was in October 2018 when he spoke at the International Association of Chiefs of Police at the Orange County Convention Center.
Trump’s early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise bleak 2018 for Republicans, the state was again a bright spot.
But as another campaign heats up, Democrats aren’t ceding the Sunshine State.
Democratic candidates have already visited to tap donors and connect with voters and will descend on Miami later this month for their first debates.
And Trump will return on Tuesday for his latest re-election announcement at a rally in Orlando.