President Announces Re-election in Key State

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he will announce his re-election campaign on June 18 at a rally in Orlando, Florida.

The often crowd size-obsessed president noted the Amway Arena, site of the event, holds 20,000 people. Trump won Florida in 2016, and it is among the states political analysts say he must retain to secure a second term.

Multiple polls show the president trailing the leading Democratic candidates in hypothetical head-to-head polls. That list includes former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

So far, Trump has almost exclusively held his 2020 campaign rallies in the handful of battleground states he won last time: Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and the Sunshine State.

Read more at Roll Call.

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