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Trump fans line up for nearly a mile hoping to get into rally in Ocala

Fans of President Trump lined up for nearly a mile hoping to get into a rally planned for Friday afternoon at Ocala International Airport.

The Trump faithful, mostly decked out in red, white and blue and many wearing red Make America Great Again hats, were lined up hours before the 1 p.m. opening of doors for the outdoor event.

A crowd lined up Friday morning seeking admission to Ocala International Airport for a rally with President Trump.

The stage was set Friday morning for the appearance of President Trump at Ocala International Airport.

The president is expected to arrive aboard Air Force One for the rally set for 4 p.m. on the airport’s tarmac.

Early voting begins Monday in Marion County. Florida is a state that Trump desperately wants to win.

There were multiple expressions of political opinion in the hours leading up to President Trump’s appearance in Ocala.

Prior to landing in Ocala, Trump was scheduled to address an invitation-only crowd of about 400 at 1:30 p.m. at the Caloosa Sound Convention Center and Amphitheater in downtown Fort Myers.

President Trump was in Miami on Thursday night for a televised town hall with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie.

President Trump touched down last year in Ocala ahead of an appearance in The Villages.

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