Pickens, South Carolina, with a population of 3,300, typically commemorates the Fourth of July in July’s weather.
According to Politico, however, an estimated 50,000 individuals transformed the town into the front lines of former President Donald Trump’s 2024 campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
“It was hardworking patriots like you who built this country, and it is hardworking patriots like you who are going to save our country,” Trump said at the massive rally that took over the town’s main drag.
HUGE turnout in Pickens, South Carolina for President Trump’s rally.
Don’t let the liberals and RINOs tell you there’s no support for Trump… Our movement is as strong as ever! pic.twitter.com/udcmRojUPK
— The Trump Train 🚂🇺🇸 (@The_Trump_Train) July 2, 2023
Trump, who leads the polls in the contest for the Republican nomination, framed the national challenge in stark terms.
He stated, “2024 is our final battle. Under our leadership, the forgotten men and women will be forgotten no longer.”
According to The State, Trump criticized President Joe Biden, stating that he is “grossly incompetent and can get us into World War 3.”
“Joe Biden’s policy is China first. My policy is very simple, America first,” Trump said.
The message was a winner.
"I will move Heaven and Earth to fully secure our ELECTIONS." President Donald J. Trump at the Save America Rally in Pickens, SC "Republicans must compete using every LAWFUL means to WIN." pic.twitter.com/9BPBbSDqco
— RSBN 🇺🇸 (@RSBNetwork) July 1, 2023
More on this story via The Western Journal:
“This state picks presidents,” former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer said, Politico reported. “When we come together and show this kind of support for an individual, it speaks volumes about the eventual nominee.”
“I was open, but my mind is made up now. I feel like he’s the strongest man for the job.” said Pickens native Tena Stark, who now lives in Tennessee. CONTINUE READING…