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Trump To Hold Rally In Sarasota During Fourth Of July Weekend

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Former President Donald Trump speaks at the North Carolina Republican Convention Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Greenville, N.C.

Donald Trump will appear at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on July 3.

Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold one of his first post-presidential rallies in Sarasota over the holiday weekend.

According to Trump’s website, he will speak at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on July 3 at 8 p.m.

It's his first major rally in Florida since he lost in November to Joe Biden. Trump won the state by just over 3%.

The outdoor rally, which will start at 2 p.m., will also be a fundraising opportunity for the state Republican Party.

Anyone interested in attending can register for up to two tickets per mobile number.

Trump, who may run for president again in 2024, is scheduled to speak Saturday in the Cleveland, Ohio, area.

Commuters around Sarasota can expect significant travel delays during the event.

Several roads near the Fairgrounds will be closed early Saturday morning, and will reopen once the event is complete.

Police are asking motorists who are not attending the rally to avoid the area.

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