Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month

Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE will hold a campaign rally in Florida later this month, his first such event since he officially changed his primary residence to the Sunshine State.

Trump will appear at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. on Nov. 26 as he seeks to drum up support in the crucial 2020 swing state.

“President Trump recently became an official resident of the great state of Florida and looks forward to a ‘Welcome Home!’ rally with his fellow Floridians,” said Michael Glassner, the Trump campaign’s chief operating officer. “Florida is thriving under President Trump and this homecoming rally will be one of our best yet.”

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The rally comes as polling hints at a tight race in Florida about a year out from the 2020 general election.

A University of North Florida poll released last month shows the president trailing former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHouse Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Democratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenArtist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 Democratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations MORE (D-Mass.) in the state next year. The same poll shows him narrowly besting Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisYang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Biden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee Delaney to DNC: Open second debate stage for candidates who qualified for past events MORE (D-Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegDemocratic strategist: 'Medicare for All' exposes generational gap within party Yang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Biden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee MORE in hypothetical matchups.

Trump edged out Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonYang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Top GOP legislator in California leaves party GOP senators request interview with former DNC contractor to probe possible Ukraine ties MORE in Florida by just over a point in 2016. A perennial swing state, Florida is expected to be a chief battleground in next year’s contest. 

The president, who owns the famous Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach changed his primary residence from Manhattan to Palm Beach in September. Trump later cited high taxes in New York and feuds with city and state officials when explaining the move.