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YOUNGSTOWN — Former President Donald Trump visited the Coveli Center in Youngstown, the site of a rally he held five years ago, to campaign for Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance and Republican congressional candidate. to return on Saturday.

Nearly 7,000 people gathered at Trump’s rally on July 25, 2017. Saturday’s rise will likely reach that level.Trump is scheduled to begin his speech at 7 p.m.

The Covelli Center opens at 2:00 pm with guest speakers at 4:00 pm.

Vance will likely be the last speaker before Trump, but the former president’s organization provided a list of speakers and did not indicate the order in which they would address the audience.

Other speakers on the list are U.S. Representatives Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, R-Urbana and Jim Jordan, representing parts of Mahoning County, and Republican Rep. Max Miller of the 7th District, 7th This is Madison Geziot Gilbert from the district. 13th district and JR Majewski in his 9th district.

Among Ohio’s top Republicans not attending Trump rallies is Gov. Mike DeWine.

DeWine said his three granddaughters are attending an evening cross-country race in Cedarville at the same time as the rally, and he will be there to support them.

“It’s a special night for us,” he said. “They’re running under the lights, which is unusual for cross-country.”

Complimentary Trump rally tickets are available online through the event link at Up to two tickets can be registered per mobile phone number, and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Front Street, where the Center is located, is restricted to one lane due to ongoing road improvements, so traffic can be a problem for those heading to Trump rallies.

Front Street is also where many of the parking lots for events at the Coverli Center are located.

There is no parking at the Covelli Center, said Eric Ryan, president of JAC Management Group, which operates the center, the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater and the city’s Vienna Park.

“But parking shouldn’t be a problem,” he said. “We ran 21,000 to Y-Live without parking. People found parking, including downtown.”

Ryan was referring to a July 16th outdoor concert with Luke Bryan in a park adjacent to the Covelli Center.

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Trump endorsed Vance in a crowded Republican primary, backed him just weeks before the May 3 primary, and held a rally for him in the Delaware Fairgrounds on April 23.

Poll shows fierce rivalry between Vance, venture capitalist and author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” and Tim Ryan, a 10-term Democrat representing many of Mahoning and Trumbull counties is shown.

Luke Schroeder, Vance’s campaign spokesman, said: Tim Ryan pretends to be a moderate in his clever TV ads, but behind closed doors he admits he’s a progressive. He claims to be an independent speaker, but in DC, he votes 100% of his vote for (President Joe) Biden and (House Speaker Nancy) Pelosi. ”

Schroeder added that Ryan lied about wanting to ban petrol cars and reversed his position over Biden’s re-election.

“JD was born and raised in Ohio. He knows Ohioans are smarter than Tim Ryan thinks. I will reject him in November.

Ryan Campaign spokeswoman Jordan Fuja said: Supporting an extreme and highly unpopular national abortion ban, suggesting that women continue in violent marriages, calling rape an “inconvenience,” and bringing a spokesperson for Big Pharma into Ohio in his bogus non-profit self-promotional tour”.

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