July 18, 2019: Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina. Top Democratic advisers Jess O’Connell and Sonal Shah joined Pete Buttigieg’s campaign.
“The Rust Belt bus tours and campaign cattle calls are far more about lingering post-traumatic stress from the Democrats’ 2016 loss than any current electoral strategy. While the traditionally blue states are likely to be crucial to Democrats in a general election, none of the three are scheduled to hold their primary vote before Super Tuesday, the dozen-state primary that’s widely expected to winnow the field in early March.”
– Lisa Lerer and Reid J. Epstein, The New York Times
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Flashback: July 18, 2015
While speaking at the Iowa Family Leadership Summit, Donald Trump criticized John McCain and questioned whether he was a war hero.