His New York fraud trial is scheduled to start next week…
He will NOT attend the second Republican debate….
If hadn’t noticed?
The ex-President had been cooling it for the past week or so….
Just being social media….
Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to have his busiest stretch of campaigning this week since launching his bid for a second White House term last fall. But one stop will be notably absent from the GOP front-runner’s schedule: the second Republican primary debate.
While his GOP rivals begin the week preparing for Wednesday’s debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, Trump is taking a dual approach of shoring up support in early-nominating states and wooing swing-state voters who will be vital to his general election prospects if he wins the GOP nod.
The former president is expected to kick off the week with a rally Monday afternoon in the early-voting state of South Carolina. He plans to follow that with a visit to Michiganon Wednesday to give a speech before union workers. He is scheduled to be in California on Friday – two days after the debate – to speak at the state GOP’s fall convention in Anaheim. And on Sunday, Trump will travel to Ottumwa, Iowa, to hold a commit-to-caucus event and deliver policy remarks largely focused on agriculture, according to a source familiar with his plans….