Aimed at Re-Election, President Trump Makes First Appearance at Republican National Convention

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As Republicans kicked off their convention and their pitch for four more years in the White House, President Trump made his first appearance in Charlotte, North Carolina, ready for the fight ahead.

“This is the most important election in the history of our country,” he said. 

The president delivered a list of grievances, along with misleading claims over mail-in voting and state shut-downs due to the pandemic

“This is the greatest scam in the history of politics,” said President Trump in regards to the mail-in voting claims. 

“You know, these Democratic governors love the shut down until after the election is over because they make the numbers look as bad as possible for the economy,” he added, referencing the state shutdowns, while touting his administration’s accomplishments.

“We had the best employment numbers,” he said, 

He also promised more to come, saying, “We are getting ready to do things like nobody’s ever seen before.”

The president, down in the polls to Joe Biden, faces a steep challenge to re-brand his pandemic response as successful despite more than 175,000 deaths.

“I always say and I’ll say it again: Never been a person that needed a ventilator that didn’t get a ventilator. you will soon see vaccines pouring out,” he said.

But as President Trump rallies his supporters with his unique brand of political rhetoric, his surrogates are also making the case against Joe Biden. 

“Joe Biden and the Democratic party have been overtaken by the radical left,” he said, hoping a strong economic message will ensure re-election.