President Trump’s New Hampshire Rally Postponed ‘a Week or Two’ Because of Impending Storm

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President Trump’s highly anticipated rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, will not take place on Saturday as planned because of a storm coming into the area, the campaign confirmed on Friday.

The outdoor rally, slated to take place at the Portsmouth International Airport on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET, is postponed due to an impending storm slated to hit the surrounding area over the weekend.

“The White House just told reporters on Air Force One that the New Hampshire rally, scheduled for tomorrow in an airport hangar, will be delayed a week or two because of an impending storm,” CNN’s Kaitlan Collins said:

Tim Murtaugh, the Trump 2020 communications director, affirmed the reports.

“The rally scheduled for Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire has been postponed for safety reasons because of Tropical Storm Fay. It will be rescheduled and a new date will be announced soon,” he said:

Indeed, Tropical Storm Fay, currently making its way up the U.S. East Coast and bringing rains and floods to New Jersey, is projected to reach southern New England on Saturday:

An announcement on the rally’s new date is forthcoming, the campaign said.


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