In an unprecedented move, President Donald Trump is looking to hold his ever popular rallies every two weeks. It’s a chance to discuss his ideas and engage with the people that either support him or want to find out more. In Trump’s own words ““Great crowd, great people, great spirit. We’re going to do these rallies every two weeks,”. He already has his next rally booked for Monday in Kentucky.
As reported in the Daily Caller:
Trump’s rally Wednesday was his second since taking office, and was supposed to focus primarily on the White House-backed health care bill that is currently stalled in the House. Trump, however, did not speak only on the health care bill and spent time attacking the Hawaiian federal judge who blocked his executive order on refugees for “judicial overreach.” He also at one point attacked Hillary Clinton and the crowd chanted “lock her up.”
Eric Ostermeier, who authors University of Minnesota’s Smart Politics blog, told The Daily Caller it is “unusual for Donald Trump to be holding this many rallies this early in his presidency, particularly outside of the campaign cycle.”
Many in Trump’s circle see the rallies as a way of “circumventing a hostile media” and taking his message directly to the people. More direct and open democracy? Sounds good.