While Visiting Shooting Victims At El Paso Hospital, Trump Boasted About Crowd Size [VIDEO]
During his visit to the hospital that treat shooting victims in El Paso, Texas, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to boast about the crowd size at a previous rally.
Trump praised the hospital’s medical staff for their work in response to the shooting. He followed up, “I was here three months ago and we made a speech…That place was packed.”
A local news station tweeted a video of trump speaking to the staff.
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Trump continued by taking a shot at Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) saying that he draws large crowds to stadiums, but the Texas representative barely fills parking lots.
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The president is referring to a rally he had in El Paso in February, where he racked $500,000 in debt with the city, which the campaign still has not paid. O’Rourke held a counter-rally that appeared to draw as many people as Trump’s event.