Trump gives Sheldon Adelson a shoutout at rally

Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRouhani says Iran will never seek nuclear weapons Trump downplays seriousness of injuries in Iran attack after US soldiers treated for concussions Trump says Bloomberg is 'wasting his money' on 2020 campaign MORE on Wednesday used a campaign rally in Nevada to give a special shoutout to one major supporter: Sheldon Adelson.


While speaking in Henderson, Nev., the GOP presidential nominee attacked ObamaCare and its effect on the state before praising Adelson, the casino magnate and Nevada native who owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

“Did you read that this morning in your good paper?” Trump asked the audience. “Good paper, owned by a great guy — Sheldon, Sheldon, Sheldon Adelson.”

Trump added that Adelson is a “great supporter of Israel.”

CNN reported last month reported that Adelson, a billionaire Republican donor who had been on the fence about Trump, is planning to funnel millions of dollars to support Trump’s campaign.