The opening of the Republican National Convention may have been postponed because of Tropical Storm Isaac, but the Tea Party faithful are soldiering on in the teeth of the storm.
The Tea Party Unity Rally 2012 is due to be held as scheduled at The River at Tampa Bay Church between 7:00 and 9:00 PM on Sunday. The event is sponsored by a number of different tea party groups and will feature Michelle Bachmann, Herman Cain, right-wing radio personality Neal Boortz, and others.
This livestream is from TheTeaParty.net. (Free registration required.)
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WATCH LIVE: Trump speaks at Tulsa rally — despite poor turnout for his campaign relaunch
President Donald Trump and VP Mike Pence attended a campaign rally in Tulsa on Saturday.
The event was billed as a relaunch of Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, which has not held a rally in months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With "pitiful turnout" at the event, the campaign ended up scrapping planned speeches to an overflow crowd that did not show up.
Trump's campaign had claimed that over one million people had signed up to attend the event.
Pete Hegseth defends using racist term for coronavirus on Fox News: ‘Off-color, but funny’
Supporters of President Donald Trump continue to try and blame China for America's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
One distraction technique to use racial slurs instead of COVID-19.
"Calling it the 'Chinese coronavirus' isn't just racist, it's dangerous and incites discrimination against Asian Americans and Asian immigrants," Harris tweeted on March 10th.
She has since authored a resolution condemning "the use of anti-Asian terminology and rhetoric related to COVID-19, such as the 'Chinese Virus,' 'Wuhan Virus,' and 'Kung-Flu.'"