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Donald Trump on Saturday held his first rally in Las Vegas since a jury ordered him on Friday to pay sexual assault accuser E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million in damages for repeated defamation. I returned to the campaign.
At a “caucus appearance” at the Big League Dreams Las Vegas sports park, President Trump avoided mentioning Friday’s legal decision, but continued to honor his four-time indictment and As in previous meetings, he told the audience: I’m indicted for you. ” Trump delivered a typical strategy at his rallies, criticizing President Joe Biden’s incompetence, demonizing immigrants, and playing on voters’ fears that the world would end in World War III if he didn’t win. Instigated. One of his clearly favorite ways to pepper the “America, America” and “We want Trump” chants is to claim he is more competent than his Democratic rival, Biden.
Citing his uncle, Dr. John Trump, a professor at MIT, President Trump said that at 77 years old, he is five years younger, that he “passed” cognitive tests, and that he comes from a family of smart people. I said something and distanced myself. . “We have the same genes, we’re smart humans…We’re also like racehorses. You know, the fast ones breed the faster ones, and the slower ones don’t do very well. He added that the doctor told him the test was a “rigorous test” that listed six items in order. “Only 2 percent could have done it in this room, but I did it,” Trump said. He lamented that his final question, in which he argued for the need to do mathematics without paper and pencil, was not covered in the media.
For some reason, he tried to link the diagnostic results of cognitive tests to borderline. “I think everyone running for president and vice president should take a cognitive test every day. And you’d be surprised how many people fail. So let’s guess what good Biden is now. What do you think he will do on the test? In fact, he may not understand the first question. So now Biden is trying to convince the American people by claiming that Republicans are to blame for the disaster at the border. trying to gaslight you.”
Despite touting his perceived intelligence, Trump still wavered during his speech. When he discussed Mexico sending troops during his tenure; He said“We had 228,000 troops sent to Mexico,” he said, a number that doesn’t actually exist. I couldn’t pronounce February.
During speeches in key battleground states, he again attacked his only Republican rival, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, whom he defeated in the New Hampshire and Iowa nominating contests, saying his poll numbers were He mentioned that Mr. Haley is overwhelming both of them. And Biden’s. Despite Trump’s numerous legal problems, he continues to garner overwhelming support in the Republican primaries, and if it hurts his election prospects, he could face “a huge upheaval in the country.” “We will fall into a crisis,” Trump warned.
“She doesn’t have the support of the Republican Party,” he said Saturday of Haley, who served as U.N. ambassador, adding that “she is unelectable” and “fundamentally a Democrat.”
While Trump was stuck in Las Vegas, Haley was campaigning in her home state of South Carolina. In her speech, she cited President Trump’s instability following her victory speech in New Hampshire. “He was a little sensitive…and I think his feelings were hurt, but he threw a tantrum on stage. He really threw a tantrum and was talking about revenge,” she said. he said on Saturday. She added, “Right after he did that, we raised $1 million online.”
She then added: “Then he came out and he [Republican National Committee] And his people at the RNC insisted that he should be the candidate and that he should kick me out. And we have only two states voting and he said 48 states have to vote.
“No matter what Donald Trump thinks, you can’t bully his way to the White House. That won’t work,” she continued. “And after he did that, we raised another $1.4 million. So Donald, keep it coming because it’s great.”
Haley is expected to win the February 6 Nevada primary. Meanwhile, Trump is expected to win the state caucuses on February 8th. The results of the caucuses will determine who receives delegates to the Republican National Convention, but both races will be held in Nevada because state law requires primaries to be held in Nevada. The event will be held despite the current situation. The caucus is important to ultimately winning the nomination.
In South Carolina, where the next primary will be held, Trump is leading in Republican primary polls, even though Haley is the state’s governor. Still, the race is far from certain, as the state, like other states with open primaries, allows citizens of any party to vote in the primary.