FORMER President Donald Trump is set to take the stage at the Austin Convention Center on Saturday night as part of the American Freedom Tour
American Freedom Tour president Chris Widener in a press release: “We are honored and thrilled to have President Trump lead the Austin and Birmingham rally.
“His speech in previous rallies electrified the crowd, bringing attendees to their feet time and again. Donald J. Trump personifies the traditional values of faith, family, finances, and freedom that made our nation great and are under such direct attack today.”
According to the event’s website, the American Freedom Tour emphasizes and promotes conservative ideals linked to faith, family, finance, and freedom.
This is a different event than the Save America rallies Trump has also been presiding over.
The physical event runs from 8.15am until 5pm.
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The event is now over
After seven and a half hours, the Austin stop of the American Freedom has concluded.
Trump charging thousands for ‘motivational’ speeches
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The American Freedom Tour hosts the events, which draw thousands of his fans, per Axios.
Pastor Mark Burns tweets about tour
In a tweet posted this morning, Pastor Mark Burns wrote: “Good morning Austin TX. Taking this liberal city back for Jesus #AmericanFreedomTour.”
Donald Trump Jr in the building
Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr, was pictured signing books at the Austin American Freedom Tour stop.
Kyle Sinclair at the Austin tour stop
Republican Nominee for Texas US Congressional District 20 Kyle Sinclair tweeted a photo of the stage at the American Freedom Tour in Austin.
Mark Burns just spoke
At the American Freedom Tour stop in Texas, Pastor Mark Burns just took the stage.
‘Thousands of people are expected’ at the tour
One Twitter user posted a video to show the turnout at the Austin stop for the American Freedom Tour.
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Trump’s possible return to Twitter
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Musk described Trump’s removal from the platform as “morally bad and foolish.”
Sheriff Mark lamb kicked off the morning
This morning, the tour kicked off with a speech from speaker Sheriff Mark Lamb.
Sorbo’s mission to ‘make Hollywood great again’
During the American Freedom Tour in Texas today, actor Kevin Sorbo said: “I want to make Hollywood great again.”
Dinesh D’Souza on his documentary
According to a Twitter user, speaker Dinesh D’Souza took his opportunity at the American Freedom Tour to speak about his new documentary.
Governor Patrick of Texas at the tour stop
The American Freedom Tour account has posted an image of Texas Lt Governor Patrick.
He has recently taken the stage to speak to the crowd.
Kevin Sorbo takes the podium
Various Twitter users have confirmed that actor Kevin Sorbo has taken to the podium as a speaker at the Austin tour stop.
Sorbo will only be speaking in Austin.
Dinesh D’Souza speaking
According to spectators on Twitter, author Dinesh D’Souza has taken the stage to speak to the crowd at the American Freedom Tour stop in Austin.
Cost of tickets
Tickets range in price from $9 for overflow seats to $5,500 for Presidential seating, which provides the best view of the stage.
When will Trump speak?
There has been no indication of when or how long Trump will speak at this event.
However, the event is taking place between 8.15am and 5pm CDT.
What has Trump said about TRUTH Social?
“We live in a world where the Taliban has a huge presence on Twitter, yet your favorite American president has been silenced,” Trump said in a statement regarding his social media ban that was put into place following the January 6 Capitol Riots.
Other recent Trump rallies, part three
Trump’s stop in North Carolina came just days after he was seen in Michigan supporting Matt DePerno, a Kalamazoo attorney and candidate for attorney general, and Kristina Karamo, a candidate for secretary of state.
Other recent Trump rallies, continued
He endorsed Republican candidates for Congress ahead of the upcoming 2022 elections as well as showed his support for Ted Budd, who is running to replace Senator Richard Burr in the Senate.
The event started at 4pm EST and was held at the Farm at 96, just 30 miles southeast of Raleigh.
What’s the next stop on the tour?
After Austin, the tour will continue in Memphis on June 18.
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