Former President Donald Trump at a campaign event in Ohio last year.  Photo: AP.

Trump holds first campaign after leaving office


Former President Trump will hold a rally in Ohio on June 27, the first time since he left the White House.

The campaign in Wellington, Ohio will be the first of three upcoming public appearances by former president Donald Trump, alongside a visit to the US-Mexico border with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on June 30 and rally in Sarasota, Florida on July 3.

While Trump still delivers speeches at Republican events after his 2020 election defeat, the Ohio event marked his return to an effort to maintain his support base. It also marked the start of Trump’s public outcry against Republicans he considered traitors.

Donald Trump at a rally in Ohio last year. Image: AP.

Trump will campaign for former White House aide Max Miller, Representative Anthony Gonzalez’s primary midterm election opponent, one of 10 Republicans in the House to vote to impeach Trump after the riots in Washington. Capitol Hill in January. The former US president has vowed to campaign against all 10 Republicans, as well as Senator Lisa Murkowski, the only person to run for re-election in 2022 of the group of 7 Republican senators. support his conviction.

David Arredondo, Republican chairman of Lorain County, where the Trump campaign is taking place, said the focus of events remains on campaigning for Republicans in the 2022 election.

A recent statement by the pro-Trump group Save America said that the Ohio campaign was the beginning of a series of events to support the candidates, as well as advance the MAGA (Make America Great Again) agenda. and achievements of the previous Trump administration.

Trump is also expected to criticize President Joe Biden for his handling of immigration, the economy and other key policies, as well as repeating claims of election fraud that caused him to lose the 2020 race.

Thanh Tam (According to the Reuters)

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