The below video, titled “LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Akron, OH 8/22/16,” is getting attention well before the Republican presidential candidate is scheduled to speak on Monday evening. Donald’s “Trump train” rolls through Akron, Ohio, on Monday, August 22. Watch the full live-stream video below, beginning at 7 p.m. ET.
Trump recently made news, as reported by the Inquisitr, for his recent words to the African-American community. After Trump’s stop in Baton Rouge to offer donated items to Louisiana flood victims, the presidential candidate made news by telling African-Americans that they live in poverty, have no jobs and then asked what the hell they have to lose by voting for Trump.
As reported by Heavy, Trump’s rally in Akron is scheduled to take place at the James A. Rhodes Arena, on the campus of the University of Akron. The popular arena, called “The JAR” at times by Akron locals, was named after former Ohio governor Jim Rhodes. With it being the first rally of the week for “The Donald,” as the presidential race heats up even more — it should be a memorable rally for the critical swing state of Ohio.
Indeed, the schedule on Trump’s website notes key information about the Trump rally.
“MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016 – AKRON, OH
Donald J. Trump: James A. Rhodes Arena
Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at James A. Rhodes Arena: Doors open at 4:00 PM”
With the doors to Trump’s rally opening a full three hours before Trump’s rally start time of 7 p.m. ET, the audience should have time to prepare for a Trump speech that viewers will anticipate might be from a teleprompter.
However, rally-goers should also expect Trump to deliver off-topic remarks at any given moment during the speech, as Trump seemingly did during the portion of his speech when he made a bid for African-American votes.
Other full Trump speeches can be seen on the same YouTube channel scheduled to bring Trump’s live-stream of his Akron speech, such as the below video of a full Trump rally in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
John Oliver quipped that Trump seemed miserable when he distributed the disaster relief to flood victims. As such, Oliver compelled Trump to drop out of the presidential race, as seen in the below viral video.
Warning: The below video contains language that might be offensive to some viewers.
Whether Trump attempts to continue his bid for the African-American vote during Trump’s speech in Akron remains to be seen.
Other stops scheduled for Trump in coming days include a Trump rally in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, August 23. Trump is also planning to hold a rally in Tampa, Florida, on Wednesday, August 24. Also on Wednesday, August 24, Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in Jackson, Mississippi.
Update: The Trump rally schedule has changed, according to Trump’s website.
Trump can be seen in the above photo at a Hispanic advisory roundtable meeting. The meeting took place on Saturday, August 20.
However, much of social media is buzzing about Trump’s claims that MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were a part of a scandal that Trump threatened to reveal, as seen in the below tweet linking to the Business Insider report.
Ohio is a big swing state regarding presidential candidates. So much so that the popular saying regarding the next president has become, “As Ohio goes, so goes the nation.”
Trump is pictured above giving the double thumbs up sign as Trump departed from a rally in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
As seen in the below video from the Associated Press, Trump met with several people before his Akron rally.
Another video snippet, also from the Associated Press, shows President Jimmy Carter joking that he didn’t want to answer any questions about Trump.
[Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP Images]