Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month

Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House sued over lack of sign language interpreters at coronavirus briefings Wife blames Trump, lack of masks for husband's coronavirus death in obit: 'May Karma find you all' Trump authorizes reduced funding for National Guard coronavirus response through 2020 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 BidenTrump campaign emails supporters encouraging mask-wearing: 'We have nothing to lose' Cuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Democrats want Biden to debate Trump despite risks MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Democrats want Biden to debate Trump despite risks Overnight Defense: Embattled Pentagon policy nominee withdraws, gets appointment to deputy policy job | Marines, sailor killed in California training accident identified | Governors call for extension of funding for Guard's coronavirus response MORE (D-Mass.) in the state next year. The same poll shows him narrowly besting Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Biden should pick the best person for the job — not the best woman Trump adviser Jason Miller: Biden running mate pick 'his political living will' MORE (D-Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegFormer Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan dies How Republicans can embrace environmentalism and win In politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over MORE in hypothetical matchups.

Trump edged out Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump vows challenge to Nevada bill expanding mail-in voting Biden should pick the best person for the job — not the best woman Juan Williams: The Trump Show grows tired 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.