Nevada City Issues Warning Over Trump's Next Rally

The city of Henderson says it will be 'in direct violation' of emergency directives
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 13, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
Nevada City Issues Warning Over Trump's Next Rally
President Donald Trump arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, after speaking at a rally in Minden, Nev.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

(Newser) – President Trump is planning his first indoor rally in months, and it's expected to violate the governor's wishes. The campaign event—which CNN predicts will "rally thousands of supporters indoors"—is slated for an Xtreme Manufacturing facility in Henderson, Nevada. Seems the attendees will sit in rows without social distancing, but a campaign official says "every attendee will get a temperature check prior to admission, be provided a mask they're encouraged to wear, and have access to plenty of hand sanitizers." Fox 5 reports that the city of Henderson has issued a compliance letter saying the rally will be "in direct violation of the governor's COVID-19 emergency directives." Henderson's current gathering limit is 50 people. (Trump's last indoor rally may have spurred a COVID-19 surge.)

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