Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire next month

Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire next month
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpLincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Pence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Twitter bans Trump campaign until it deletes tweet with COVID-19 misinformation MORE will hold a campaign rally in New Hampshire next month, his first time holding such an event in the Granite State since the 2016 election.

The Trump campaign announced Tuesday that the president will speak at SNHU Arena in Manchester, N.H., on Aug. 15. The trip will come near the end of an extended stay at Trump's property in Bedminster, N.J., according to an FAA notice.

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Trump lost New Hampshire in 2016 to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPence: Chief Justice Roberts 'has been a disappointment to conservatives' Top federal official says more details coming on foreign election interference The Hill's Campaign Report: COVID-19 puts conventions in flux  MORE by roughly 3,000 votes, but he handily won the state's Republican primary earlier that year.

The president has steadily ramped up the frequency of his campaign events in recent months as the Democratic primary plays out, holding rallies in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, all key states for the general election.

Trump will seek to seize attention in New Hampshire, which holds the first in the nation primary each election cycle. As a result, several Democratic candidates have poured extensive resources into the state in the hopes of a strong showing there next February.