10/14/15, Trump rally in Richmond, Virginia, Richmond International Raceway
Above, Vine, Mike Valerio, "Trump did it. He managed to fill a football sized room here in Richmond"
Above, Trump rally in Richmond, Trump instagram
Above, 10/14/15, "FULL Speech: Donald Trump YUGE, EXPLOSIVE Rally in Richmond, VA," Richmond International Raceway
Above, Trump in Richmond, Va., nbc12.com
10/14/15, "Donald Trump rallies thousands at RIR," nbc12.com, Mike Valerio, Richmond, Va. WWBT
"Thousands turned out to hear Republican
presidential hopeful Donald Trump at his first rally in the Richmond
area since announcing his presidential run.
This visit comes just
five months after Trump's last visit to the area, before he announced
his bid for the White House. The rally at the main exhibition hall at
Richmond International Raceway lasted for about one hour.
were free, but all were distributed to the crowd of between 5,000 and
7,200 people. Crowds stood in a line nearly a quarter-mile long before
the doors opened at 5 p.m.
While much of the attention is focused on Iowa and New
Hampshire, Virginia is part of Super Tuesday when several states will
hold their primaries on March 1. It's a huge prize in what's being
called the SEC primary, with the biggest states in the South.
Lives Matter and Hispanic protesters were able to briefly disrupt the
rally. Henrico police escorted out the protesters, who began chanting
when Trump spoke about building a wall between the US and Mexico. The
protesters held up a sheet with writing on it and some small fights
broke out. The rally continued after the disruption, which lasted a few
spent a good portion of the speech discussing the latest polling
numbers, which showed him leading on several key issues, and talking
about foreign policy and international trade issues.
discussed the CNN Democratic Debate held on Tuesday, calling Bernie
Sanders a "socialist/communist" and saying Hillary Clinton "did okay
last night because nobody attacked her."
He reiterated his plans to "repeal and replace Obamacare" citing rising premiums and limited choices under the plan."
Above, still photo from Trump Richmond speech, You Tube
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