Fox News, Hannity to host Trump town hall from Wisconsin on Thursday

Fox News, Hannity to host Trump town hall from Wisconsin on Thursday
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Fox News will present a one-hour town hall with President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE on Thursday from Wisconsin hosted by Sean HannitySean Patrick HannitySunday shows preview: White House, congressional Democrats unable to breach stalemate over coronavirus relief Tennessee primary battle turns nasty for Republicans CNN's Ana Navarro to host Biden roundtable on making 'Trump a one-term president' MORE, the network announced late Monday.

The event will take place at the Jet Air facility at the Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport.

The network says the president "will discuss the latest on police reform and the 2020 election."


The town hall comes as Trump struggles in the latest polling against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says Trump executive order is 'a reckless war on Social Security' Trump got into testy exchange with top GOP donor Adelson: report Blumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections MORE.

Shortly before the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody in late May, which sparked nationwide protests, the president stood at a personal-best 49 percent Gallup approval rating and trailed Biden by 4.5 points in the RealClearPolitics index of major polls.

On Monday, the RealClearPolitics index showed Biden's lead expanding to 9.8 points, the former vice president's biggest margin over the incumbent since September.

Wisconsin is a key state for the president, who became the first Republican presidential candidate to capture it since 1984 in the 2016 election. Trump also won Pennsylvania and Michigan, despite trailing in the polls going into Election Day in all three states.

Thursday's town hall will mark the second for Trump on Fox News in seven weeks.

The last occurred at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and was moderated by "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier and "The Story" anchor Martha MacCallum on May 3.