Trump makes appearance at Mar-a-Lago dog rescue fundraiser
Former President Trump on Friday made an appearance at a dog rescue fundraiser his daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, was involved with at his private Mar-a-Lago club.
The former president gave an impromptu speech at the Big Dog Ranch Rescue event, which aimed to raise $500,000 to bring 500 dogs from China to the U.S., the group’s founder and president told a local NBC affiliate.
“I’m with you 100 percent. We had many meetings in the White House and the Oval Office having to do with saving and helping dogs!” he said onstage while sporting a red “Make America Great Again” hat.
Video of his appearance was tweeted out by WPTV NewsChannel 5’s T.A. Walker.
— T.A. Walker (@timallanwalker) March 12, 2021
The former president also talked onstage about his daughter-in-law possibly running for Senate.
Lara Trump has reportedly weighed a bid to replace retiring Sen. Richard Burr (R) in North Carolina in 2022, though she has not made any official announcement.
“I don’t know. You’re running for the Senate. I hear she’s going to run for the Senate,” former President Trump told attendees Friday.
The former president plans to play an active role in the 2022 midterms and has already thrown his support behind a number of Republicans, including some challenging GOP lawmakers who criticized him after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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