The team of Donald Trump was awarded Sunday to the protesters, the low turnout at the gathering, the much anticipated american president who sought to revive his re-election campaign in full pandemic.
The billionaire republican had held the last week in a tweet that “nearly a million” people had requested tickets for this appointment in Tulsa, in Oklahoma, a State conservative that he had won with a landslide in 2016.
It was also explained that if the multi-purpose hall, which can accommodate about 20,000 people, was not enough, a conference centre nearby could receive approximately 40 000 people.
But Saturday night, in the absence of the world, he has cancelled at the last minute a keynote speech scheduled for the spectators who could not enter. And many rows of empty seats appeared in the stands during her speech.
The fire department of Tulsa have counted 6 200 spectators, according to the american media.
“There were several factors at play, such as worries about the protesters who had come “, said on Sunday a senior adviser to his campaign team, Mercedes Schlapp.
“There were protesters who have blocked” the entrance of the participants, she also said on Fox News. The journalists on site have not reported major incidents to the inputs. An imposing police and military had been deployed in the perimeter.
“And so we have seen that this has had an impact on people coming to the meeting “, she continued, arguing that families maybe didn’t dare to come with their children due to concerns related to the protesters “.
The director of campaign of Donald Trump, Brad Parscale, has acknowledged that the figures were below expectations, designating them as responsible for the “protesters radicals” and ” a week of media coverage of apocalyptic “.
First big rally was held in a room that is closed during the pandemic of the COVID-19 in the United States, the meeting of Donald Trump had been heavily criticized, experts fearing that it may worsen the contagion at a time when Oklahoma is experiencing a strong surge in the number of cases detected.
The United States, the country with the most grief-stricken of the world by the pandemic, with nearly 120,000 deaths.