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President Trump returning to Ocala for campaign rally

President Donald J. Trump is returning to Ocala for a campaign rally this week.

The president, who made a stop at the Ocala International Airport in October of last year en route to a rally in The Villages, will return to the airport on Friday, Oct. 16. The rally area will open for entry at 1 p.m. President Trump is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m.

President Donald J Trump greets supporters at the Ocala International Airport
President Donald J Trump greets supporters at the Ocala International Airport on October 3, 2019

The “Make America Great Again” rally is the president’s second since he contracted COVID-19, following the rally he held on Monday at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport.

The campaign website asks registrants to agree to a disclaimer warning of the inherent risks of catching COVID-19:

“By registering for this event, you understand and expressly acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In attending the event, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and waive, release, and discharge Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.; the host venue; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers from any and all liability under any theory, whether in negligence or otherwise, for any illness or injury.”

Those seeking to attend may register up to two tickets per mobile number and all tickets are first come, first served. To register for the event, visit the Make America Great Again campaign event page. 

During Trump’s first visit to Ocala, he spoke briefly on the tarmac to dozens of supporters in attendance before taking off to speak in The Villages, where he spoke on Medicare and Democrats. 

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