Thousands come out for former President Donald Trump's South Bronx campaign rally

The rally marks the first time a former president held a rally in the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

May 23, 2024, 8:25 PM

Updated 21 days ago


Former President Donald Trump spoke at Crotona Park in the Bronx to thousands of cheering supporters on Thursday evening.
Gates opened around 3 p.m., and crowds formed hours before former President Donald Trump's rally.
People traveled to the event from states as far away as Florida and Georgia.
Thousands of people attended the event.
Former President Donald Trump spoke exclusively with News 12 on possible VP picks, immigration and other topics. Watch the full interview here.
News 12's Dan Serafin gives a breakdown on Trump's nearly 90-minute speech:
News 12's Heather Fordham spoke with Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson at a counter rally in support of Joe Biden.
News 12's Brittany Cadet spoke with people in the crowd at Crotona Park.
Rep. Ritchie Torres, who held his own counter rally, told News 12 that President Joe Biden should also come to the Bronx to address residents.
News 12's Tara Rosenblum spotted George Santos conducting interviews ahead of Trump's appearance.
The rally marked the first time a campaigning presidential candidate has been to the Bronx since 2016 and the first time a former president held a rally in the Bronx.

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