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President Trump Confirms Bozeman Campaign Stop

President Donald Trump speaks in Great Falls, MT, July 5, 2018.
Corin Cates-Carney
Montana Public Radio
President Donald Trump speaks in Billings, MT, Sep. 6 2018.

President Donald Trump has confirmed he’ll visit Montana one more time Saturday, to spur his conservative base, three days before the midterm election, at a rally at Bozeman Yellowstone International airport.

This will be the president's fourth visit to Montana, more than any previous president. Trump is expected urge local voters to cast their ballots for Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Matt Rosendale and Congressman Greg Gianforte.

In April Incumbent Democratic Senator Jon Tester became a political target of the president. Trump holds Tester responsible for derailing his previous VA Secretary nominee Doctor Ronny Jackson.

Trump last visited Montana just over a week ago. In that stop in Missoula the president made headlines for praising Mr. Gianforte’s for assault on a journalist last year.

The president’s rally Saturday, November 3 will be held at the airport ER-3 Hangar, in Belgrade. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. The rally is expected to begin at 12:30 pm.

Corin Cates-Carney manages MTPR’s daily and long-term news projects. After spending more than five years living and reporting across Western and Central Montana, he became news director in early 2020.
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