TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Trump campaign canceled planned outdoor speeches by Donald Trump and Mike Pence at their comeback rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday night amid rising tension among protesters and Trump supporters, campaign officials said.
President Trump’s first campaign rally since March is slated for Saturday evening in Tulsa, Okla., and tensions are rising between protest crowds and supporters of the president ahead of the event, The Hill reported.
Current estimates suggest 100,000 or more people may enter downtown Tulsa on Saturday, with expectations that some of them will be anti-Trump protesters, according to the Tulsa World.
A fence has been put up around the BOK Center, where Trump’s rally is set to take place Saturday evening.
Following a discussion with Trump, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum (R) agreed to toss a proposed curfew that was initiated Thursday night.
State health officials reported on Saturday 225 new cases of COVID-19, marking a daily high in increases for Tulsa County.
Health department data reveals Tulsa County’s seven-day rolling average for COVID-19 cases has increased from 24.9 cases on June 7 to 51.4 as of Friday.
On Saturday, a truck displaying digital real-time imagery of the Trump Death Clock rolled into downtown Tulsa. The clock that allegedly estimates the number of Americans who have died needlessly from COVID-19, The Guardian reported.
- source : Tasnim, Irannews