This is a big week, folks.
So much hinges on the next 5 days.
President Trump and the RNC will begin their counter-attack against Joe Biden and the radical Democrats.
The DNC was boring and Joe Biden was able to read a teleprompter.
But this week, President Trump is looking to issue big surprises to excite the base and attract independents and swing voters.
The first surprise came today.
President Trump made a surprise speech on the very first day of the RNC!
This is HUGE!
Most of the time… the candidate waits until the final day for a grand finale.
Trump took to the stage for chants of "Four more years!"
The president smiled back at the crowd and smartly said, "If you want to really drive them crazy, you'll say '12 more years.'"
And of course… the media is going CRAZY!
See the moment below:
The crowd was ENERGIZED to see the president.
While the cameras (as usual) never showed the audience, it sounded like a lot of people were in attendance.
Unlike Sleepy Joe, the crowd was EXCITED to see and listen to President Trump speak!
See other clips below:
President Trump is bringing HIGH ENERGY to the RNC this week.
He knows that the next 5 days will be vital to fight back against Joe Biden and the radical Democrats.
The Charlotte Observer has more details on Trump's speech:
President Donald Trump has arrived in Charlotte, just as delegates to the Republican National Convention in uptown formally nominate him to seek a second term.
Air Force One touched down at about 11:47 a.m. on a runway at the 145th Airlift Wing of the North Carolina Air National Guard, near Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Shortly after noon, Trump stepped off the plane and waved at reporters. Some members of the president’s entourage wore masks. Trump did not.
In a fitting bit of timing, Trump’s plane landed minutes before the Florida delegation, following a speech by Vice President Mike Pence, was expected to give the president the final votes he needed for renomination.
The president’s motorcade headed east toward the city’s skyline, where Trump was to address the delegates during an appearance at the Charlotte Convention Center. Along Billy Graham Parkway, police were stationed at every intersection.
After about a 10-minute drive in from the airport, the president arrived at the convention center shortly before 12:30. Withing minutes, he had taken the stage to chants from the delegates of “Four more years.”
“If you really want to drive them crazy, say ‘Twelve more years,’” Trump retorted.
Apparently, President Trump's joke really did drive the media crazy.
It's being reported that CNN cut away from President Trump's surprise speech.
More details on that below.
Most news stations carry President Trump speaking because he's a one-man ratings bonanza.
But Deadline reports that CNN cut away from Trump's surprise RNC speech:
As Donald Trump addressed delegates at the Republican National Convention on Monday, CNN cut away from his speech, with anchor Anderson Cooper explaining that the president’s speech was “the most recent greatest hits and false statements.”
MSNBC and Fox News stayed with the address, the first appearance that Trump plans to make on each of the four days of the convention this week.
The decision to cut away from Trump — as he made debunked claims of widespread mail-in voter fraud — comes amid questions of how CNN and other networks will handle fact-checking of Trump’s inaccurate statements as the convention proceeds in the primetime hours starting on Monday night.
Last week, CNN and MSNBC carried most of the Democratic National Convention pool feed with little interruption during the two hours per night of coverage, while Fox News went with Hannity during the first hour and with convention coverage in the second. That puts pressure on the networks to do the same for Republicans this week.
Already, Trump is blasting media outlets for not covering the main piece of business at the convention in Charlotte on Monday morning: the roll call of delegates. He called out CNN for not covering the delegate roll call vote, criticized MSNBC for going to a congressional hearing on the postal service, and chided Fox News for having anchors speaking during the tally.
He said that in his trip to Charlotte on Air Force One — which “has more televisions than any plane in history” — “I turned to CNN and they didn’t have this. Can you believe it? They didn’t have it. CNN didn’t have our roll call.”
He said that MSNBC — which he refers to as “MSDNC” — did carry it, but also showed the “very boring” post office hearing.
“Fox had it on, but unfortunately Fox wasn’t showing it too much because they had the announcers talking, talking talking.” So he said that he had to switch “over to C-SPAN or OAN or somebody.”
The outcome of the roll call, obviously, was not in doubt, save for casting aside long-simmering rumors that Trump would dump Mike Pence from the ticket for Nikki Haley as his running mate. Instead, Pence was present to deliver remarks to the delegates in Charlotte as well.
No wonder President Trump calls CNN fake news!
CNN might claim that they're "fact checking" President Trump...
But who will fact check the "fact checkers?"
Did they fact check Joe Biden?
By all avaialable evidence... it appears that they have an agenda they are trying to carry out!