New York, NY – Former President Donald Trump made headlines on Thursday as he held a massive rally in the deep-blue Bronx, a town not traditionally known for its support of Republicans. Despite initial estimates of 3,500 attendees, the campaign later reported that the crowd reached a staggering 25,000 supporters at Crotona Park. The rally attracted a diverse group of individuals from various backgrounds, including Black, Hispanic, White, Asian, and Muslim supporters.

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In his passionate speech, Trump declared his commitment to turning New York City around and restoring its greatness. He expressed concerns about the city’s decline, citing rising violent crime on subways and the prevalence of homeless encampments. Furthermore, Trump criticized Joe Biden, labeling him as grossly incompetent and failing to deliver for the people of the Bronx.

“If a New Yorker can’t save this city, no one can,” Trump declared to thunderous applause, expressing confidence in his ability to bring about positive change. He reiterated his pledge to work with Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul and Democratic Mayor Eric Adams to revitalize the city and state. Trump outlined plans for renovating the subway system, cleaning up parks, and addressing the issue of homelessness and mental illness.

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Even though Trump pledged to work with Hochul, she went on CNN to call his supporters clowns and his rallies made up and fake. Watch:

While focusing on the state of the nation’s economy under the Biden regime, Trump emphasized how certain communities, particularly Black and Hispanic families, were disproportionately affected. He also touched on topics such as energy, inflation, and what he perceived as weakness on the foreign stage.

The rally in the Bronx marked a historic moment, as Trump became the first Republican presidential candidate in decades to actively campaign for the general election in New York City. With growing support among Black and Hispanic voters, his campaign believes he can make significant gains in these demographics.

Critics had planned a counter-protest, but it had little impact. Some protesters were present, but they eventually dispersed peacefully without causing significant disruption. The event concluded with late-arriving Trump fans rushing to catch a glimpse of the 45th president.

The rally occurred during a temporary pause in Trump’s criminal trial in Manhattan, with closing arguments expected to resume following the Memorial Day holiday. As attention remains focused on the trial, Trump’s visit to the heart of liberal New York City serves as a powerful reminder of his enduring impact on American politics.

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