PHOENIX — President Donald Trump made his way to Arizona on Monday for a pair of campaign rallies.
Trump hosted a “Make America Great Again Rally” in Prescott at noon on Monday, followed by another rally in Tucson at 3:00 p.m. We are tracking his progress across the state as he participates in the events.
Here are the updates on his visit:
Trump boarded Air Force One and took off for Washington D.C.
"You have a choice between the American dream, or an American nightmare," Trump said at the rally in Tucson.
President Trump landed in Tucson for his final campaign stop in Arizona.
In a message to voters, Trump asked supporters to get out and vote. The president’s hopes for winning Arizona lie in maximizing the rural Republican vote. Rural Yavapai County, home to Prescott, is one of the most pro-Trump counties in the state.
Vaughn Hillyard, NBC News Political Reporter, gave an update from the Trump rally in Prescott. He describes Arizona's changing electorate and how formerly blue and red states have seen a shift in recent years. It's part of the NBC News County to County reporting project.
The president boarded a helicopter and headed to Prescott. He has returned to the campaign trail since recovering from COVID-19.
President Trump and many members of his family and cabinet have frequently visited Arizona, where he is trailing slightly behind Democratic challenger Joe Biden in recent polls.
Trump's plane landed at Sky Harbor Airport just after 11:30 a.m. The president was greeted by Senator Martha McSally and Governor Doug Ducey.
Preparations continue in Tucson as President Trump is expected to speak at the campaign rally around 3 p.m. Monday.
Rachel Cole gave a preview of the president's plans while visiting Arizona.