President Trump to return to Minnesota Wednesday

Trump becomes first president to visit Mankato in 16 years

DULUTH, Minn. (KEYC) — The Trump campaign announced Friday President Donald Trump will return to Minnesota Wednesday.

The president is scheduled to hold a campaign event in Duluth in an effort to gain support in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District.

The announcement of President Trump making a third visit to the state comes on the heels of Ivanka Trump’s visit to Winona Friday morning and a Cops for Trump event in Minneapolis that included Ivanka Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.

Trump’s past visits to the state included stops in Bemidji on Friday, Sept. 18, and Mankato on Aug. 17.

Minnesota DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin labeled Trump’s announcement as a distraction "from the devastating reality of his failed coronavirus response and his relentless attacks on the ACA.”

Martin’s full statement is included below.

“Donald Trump just announced that he plans to visit Duluth the day after he goes head-to-head with Joe Biden in the first presidential debate. We know that during the debate, Trump will do everything he can to distract from the devastating reality of his failed coronavirus response and his relentless attacks on the ACA. Even during this pandemic, he’s still trying to repeal health care from millions -- including protections for as many as 4 in 10 Americans with preexisting conditions -- and ram through an anti-ACA Supreme Court nominee. Minnesotans deserve a leader like Joe Biden who will fight for working families, expand health coverage, and build an economy that works for everyone. Donald Trump has shown us time and time again that he has no one in mind but himself.”

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