Over the Memorial Day weekend the patriotic bikers behind the annual Rolling Thunder rally invited GOP presumptive presidential nominee to speak to them. Trump happily joined the community of patriots and spoke passionately in defense of our military veterans and against the many benefits that America’s illegal immigrants seem to be receiving even as our veterans struggle to survive.
But first, Mr. Trump took the opportunity to pat himself on the back while pointing out how popular his campaign has been.
“Do we love the bikers? Yes! Some of these people are tough. And some of these guys, they’re rough. And I get out and I shake their hands and I’ll tell you, there is love. There is love, and it’s an incredible feeling. And that’s why I wanted to be here today.
We have by far the biggest rallies, far bigger than Bernie Sanders. But they don’t talk about it. I had a rally where we had 18,000 people, Bernie had seven [thousand]. With my rally, they said, ‘Donald Trump made a speech today, bah-bah-bah.’ That was it. With Bernie’s rally, same time, they said, ‘Bernie Sanders had a tremendous crowd of 7,000.’ I said, ‘I had 11,000 people more than he did!’ They don’t mention it. And they won’t mention the kinds of massive crowds we have here today…
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Eventually, Trump got around to the heart of why the folks from Rolling Thunder wanted to hear from him.
We’re gonna rebuild our military. And we’re gonna take care of our veterans. Our veterans have been treated so badly in this country.
In many cases, illegal immigrants are taken much better care of by this country than our veterans. We’re not going to allow that to happen any longer.”
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