Trump to hold campaign rally in Iowa next Thursday

Trump to hold campaign rally in Iowa next Thursday
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President Trump will hold a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa next week, his campaign committee announced on Wednesday.

The rally will take place on Thursday, June 1, and follows Trump’s first visit abroad as president. The president returns to the U.S. on Sunday.

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Trump last held a campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., on April 29, the same night as the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, D.C.

Trump broke with long-standing political tradition by not attending the yearly dinner.

"They would love to be with us right here tonight," Trump said of the press that night, adding his rally drew a “much larger crowd, and better people, too.”

— This report was updated at 9 p.m.