Thousands of Trump supporters chant ‘four more years’ at rallies as president says campaign has MORE spirit than 2016
THOUSANDS of President Donald Trump's supporters were out in full force around the US this wekened as they rallied for four more years of his administration.
Dozens of Trump backers in Ohio gathered on Saturday at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown, where they waved flags and chanted "four more years" as they marched to the office of Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan.
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Earlier in the day, Trump boasted that his campaign "has more spirit and enthusiasm than ever before" while slamming journalists for their "pathetic reporting."
"My Campaign, despite all of the Fake News, Fake Books, and pathetic reporting written about me and it, has more spirit and enthusiasm than ever before, including the great and wonderful Campaign of 2016!" he tweeted.
Several people spoke at the Saturday morning rally, including Republican nominee Rep Christina Hagan, according to WKBN.
Hagan will challenge Ryan for his seat to represent the state's 13th Congressional District this November.
"It’s an amazing blessing to have real people coming out trying to make a difference in this election. They’re excited about change. They’re excited about new opportunities," she said.
Organizers told WFMJ they had initially expected about 1,000 people to attend the event, but they believe the weather likely put a damper on turnout.
"We're not here to cause any problems for anybody. We're just here to speak our mind and promote a better Steel Valley," organizer Tony Esposito told the news station.
Meanwhile in Georgia, hundreds of Trump supporters took their boats out on Allatoona Lake to show their support for the president.
They held the floating parade to "end the summer with a salute to America and to President Trump," according to a Facebook post detailing the event.
The parade began at the south end of the lake as boats shuttled around Lake Acworth and made their way to Flamingo Cove, WXIA reported.
Trump supporter Devon Hudgens told the Augusta Chronicle that she's voting for the president's reelection because support of freedom of speech and his anti-abortion stance.
“He’s gotten everything done that he said he was going to do,” she said.
“He doesn’t seem to just be all talk like most politicians,” her husband joe Hudgens added.
"And they did an amazing show here too on Lake Acworth."
A woman who watched the parade at Lake Allatoona said the scene was "pretty amazing."
"Just the support, everybody out here with the flags and the Trump banners, just showing their support," she said.
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