President Trump arrived in Nevada Saturday night to address a crowd of supporters.
The gig is part of a crime this weekend in a state that hasn’t voted for a Republican president since 2004.
The campaign earlier this week canceled the rally originally planned for an airport hangar in Reno after arguing over Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak’s 50-person limit for outdoor gatherings amid the coronavirus. It was moved to an airport hangar in Minden, about 47 miles south of Reno, near Lake Tahoe.
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The state’s Republicans accused the governor of affecting Trump̵
The president lost Nevada’s six electoral votes to Hillary Clinton by 2 percentage points in 2016, but the campaign has invested heavily in the state to change the outcome of that round.
“The Democrats are scared. They know President Trump has the momentum, “said GOP Chairman Michael McDonald.
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Some Democrats are concerned about possible Trump wins in Nevada. The president shows growing support from Latinos and white voters without college degrees, two major constituencies in the state.
The president plans to host a “Latinos for Trump” roundtable in Las Vegas on Sunday morning, followed by an evening rally at a manufacturing facility in neighboring Henderson.
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Trump also planned a high dollar fundraiser in Las Vegas this weekend, asking couples for $ 150,000.
The president is expected to visit Arizona later on Sunday and inspect the forest fire damage in California on Monday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.