‘Trump Train’ Of Supporters Crosses From Mass. To N.H., Praising President

'Trump Train' Of Supporters Crosses From Mass. To N.H., Praising President

Lorraine Cambria waves cars to leave the Lexington Service Center on Route 95, as they merge with the rest of the caravan to drive to the rally in Londonderry, N. H. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) A caravan of ardent supporters of President Trump traversed from Plymouth, Mass., to Londonderry, New Hampshire, Saturday — a day after Trump disclosed that he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Easily over 100 cars drove in the so-called "Trump Train." At a Lexington rest stop, one of the rallying points for the "Trump Train," there were big TRUMP 2020 flags flying from pickup trucks and flags with the president’s face superimposed onto Rambo’s body gallantly streaming from Jeeps. In chats and interviews with WBUR, supporters dismissed Trump admitting to downplaying the severity of the pandemic and lauded the president for paying little in taxes . Tom Mountain, one of the organizers, said the event was planned before Trump announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19, but that the diagnosis galvanized more people to join. "We’re here to say to our president: ‘Mr. President, we’re here for you. We support you in good times and bad. We wish you the best of health. We’re with you right through November 3rd,’" Mountain, the regional director for the Massachusetts Trump Campaign, said. While most of the well-wishers were white, there were a few non-white attendees as well. One car had a "Black Voices For Trump" bumper sticker. Another car had "Latinos con Trump" handwritten on its windows. "We have […]

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