Trump speaking to a mostly minority crowd packed together only lasted for a short 30 minutes….
The crowd was about 500 of the 2,000 invited….
President Trump is now using the White House as his personal political stage, something he’s NOT supposted to do, but really doesn’t care if he does….
Trump kept his comments to the cheering crowd shorter than usual, speaking for less than 17 minutes a day after going for nearly two hours on a talk radio show. The event, billed by the White House as a “peaceful protest” for law and order, was organized by right-wing activist Candace Owens and her group Blexit.
The relatively brief speech touched on all of the main points of Trump’s stump speech — despite the White House insisting it was an official event rather than a political one — with Trump attacking Democrats, running through the latest polling data and recapping his first debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden and this week’s vice presidential debate.
The speech was tailored slightly to include an emphasis on criminal justice issues, and Trump’s plans to boost Black Americans.
But otherwise, the president mounted his usual attacks against mail-in voting, lauded his administration’s coronavirus response and again teased a “much better” health care plan that he has yet to release….