The Latest: Trump calls Rush Limbaugh show for MAGA 'rally'

President Donald Trump, still White House bound after his COVID-19 diagnosis, called into the Rush Limbaugh show Friday for a radio “rally” with the conservative talk host

Via AP news wire
Friday 09 October 2020 17:52
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The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

President Donald Trump still White House bound after his COVID-19 diagnosis called into the Rush Limbaugh show for a radio “rally” with the conservative talk host.

Limbaugh started what he describe as a “mega, MAGA rally” — in which Trump is expected to take questions from callers — by praising Trump as the “strongest, most unwavering” leader. Limbaugh also called it “breathtaking” the difference between the Trump he knows and how he’s portrayed in the media.

Trump talked up his prospects in the face of grim polls, blamed media “poisoned by their own hatred “and assured Limbaugh that his recovery is going well.

The president, who was diagnosed on Oct. 1 with coronavirus and hospitalized for three days, says he wants to get back on the campaign trail as soon as this weekend.