President Trump to host rally in Robeson County

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport in Gastonia, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

RALEIGH – President Donald Trump will visit southeastern North Carolina on Saturday, Oct. 24 for a campaign rally. 

The event will take place at the Robeson County fairgrounds in Lumberton.

Trump indicated his support for Lumbee Tribe recognition in a statement Wednesday, which has also been an issue Donald Trump Jr. has supported.

Saturday’s event follows a rally in Gaston County on Wednesday that drew over 28,000 people.

The event is the first of three campaign events on Saturday for the president.

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