President Donald Trump rescheduled an Oklahoma rally for June 20, he tweeted on Saturday.
We had previously scheduled our #MAGA Rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for June 19th – a big deal. Unfortunately, however, this would fall on the Juneteenth Holiday. Many of my African American friends and supporters have reached out to suggest that we consider changing the date out…
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 13, 2020
Trump considers campaign rallies to be one of his key instruments for campaigning. In his opinion, they allow him to freely convey his ideas to voters, bypassing the media, many of which, according to the U.S. president, are biased, spread fake news, and in general – clearly support his rivals from the Democratic Party.
The last Trump rally before the Coronavirus pandemic, which interrupted ordinary life in many countries around the world, took place in North Carolina in early March.