American elections 2020: first campaign meeting, solo, for Melania Trump - The Canadian
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American elections 2020: first campaign meeting, solo, for Melania Trump


It was alone that Melania Trump campaigned for the first time, Tuesday, October 27, for the re-election of her husband on November 3, by offering her support to the victims of Covid-19, including the American president and she recovered.

“I don’t always agree with the way he says it”, the first lady said, eliciting laughter from the crowd during a speech in Atglen, key state of Pennsylvania. “But it is important for him to speak directly to people”, she continued of the frenzied use of Twitter by Donald Trump.

“Donald is a fighter. He loves this country and he fights for you every day. For the first time in history, the citizens of this country can hear their president directly and instantly every day through social networks ”, insisted the First Lady. The ex-Slovenian-born model, 50, has made the fight against online harassment one of her main areas of work at the White House. She had already defended her husband’s tweets at the Republican convention at the end of August.

Message of compassion

It was the first time, Tuesday, that she made a campaign trip for the re-election of Donald Trump, since the announcement of his campaign in June 2019. Melania Trump had canceled last week a meeting with her husband because of ‘a “Persistent cough”. Diagnosed positive for Covid-19 at the same time as her husband, on the night of the 1er on October 2, the First Lady had announced in mid-October that it was now negative. Their 14-year-old son Barron was also affected.

“Thank you for all the love and support you have given us, she said in Pennsylvania. We are much better now. “ She wanted to send a message of compassion to the loved ones of the more than 225,000 Americans killed by the virus.

“Like many of you, I have experienced the effects of Covid-19 first-hand, not only as a patient but also as a worried mother and wife., she said. But I do know that many people have lost loved ones or know people touched forever by this silent enemy. “” We will triumph in the face of this virus “, she promised.

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