Trump thought biker rally crowd would resemble ‘I Have a Dream’ speech
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on Trump to end 'monstrous' migrant policies Laura Bush blasts Trump migrant policy as 'cruel' and 'immoral' US denies report of coalition airstrike on Syria MORE thought the crowd at Sunday's Rolling Thunder rally would resemble Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. 

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“I thought this would be like Dr. Martin Luther King where people were lined up from here all the way to the Washington Monument,” Trump said Sunday at the annual Rolling Thunder rally, where thousands of motorcyclists honor U.S. prisoners of war and missing-in-action troops. 

The billionaire claimed that more than half a million people attempted to attend his speech, “but unfortunately they aren’t allowed to come in.” 

Trump seemed caught off guard by the size of the crowd, according to Bloomberg Politics. He suggested that many had been prevented from attending, without offering any evidence, Bloomberg noted. 

"We have the biggest rallies by far, far bigger than Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) Sanders If Congress takes no action, the Social Security trust fund will become depleted in 2034 Ex-campaign manager: Sanders is still eying another presidential bid DNC chair backing plan to cut superdelegates opposed by Dem lawmakers MORE," he told a crowd in front of the Lincoln Memorial, according to CBS. "Far bigger. I mean, look at today. They say you have 600,000 people here trying to get in."

"That's not gonna happen," he added. "But they say you have 600,000 people."

CBS News reported that a crowd count was unavailable, but the space in front of the Lincoln Memorial was far from full. 

About 250,000 people watched as King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the memorial in 1963.