NC Paper: Trump’s Rally Drew Fewer Than 2000 People

The Raleigh News & Observer reports:

Former President Donald Trump took the stage at The Farm in Selma in front of what appeared to be roughly 1,000 to 2,000 people — substantially fewer than the 15,000 who attended his rally at the same venue in the days before 2016’s presidential election.

All of the speakers who had been announced prior to the rally were done about two hours before Trump was scheduled to walk out and begin his remarks.

Right after U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd exited the stage, the 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival song “Fortunate Son” began playing on the speakers. The band’s lead singer and guitarist John Fogerty has long objected to the song being played at Trump rallies.

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