GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump is set to visit the Lone Star state over the coming weekend. This will be Trump’s first trip to Texas as the presumptive nominee for the Republican party.
According to the Trump campaign website, the real estate mogul plans to make four stops in Texas: Houston, The Woodlands, San Antonio and Dallas.
On Super Tuesday, Trump finished second to Texas junior Senator Ted Cruz, who held hopes of being the Republican party’s nominee before dropping out. Cruz beat Trump by double digits on March 1.
In a recent poll, the angry-rhetoric of Trump is disliked by 7 in ten people, according to CNN and while the state of Texas tends to go red on election night, the spots the possible next president is visiting, tend to go blue.
The presumptive Republican nominee is trailing behind presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the polls issued in the last week. The significant drop has been related to Trump’s response to the shooting in Orlando, which has been described as the largest shooting in U.S. history.
The situation is being labeled as a hate crime as well as a terrorist attack after CNN producer answered the newsroom phone on Saturday night to find the shooter, later identified, calling to pledge his allegiance to ISIS and the Islamic State.
From the outpouring of discussion after the terrible attack: terrorism, gun control and violence, as well as other national security issues have been the political topics of conversation these past few days.
Clinton réponse d to the attack looking to express her remorse for the actions of the killer, murdering 49 people and injuring 53, while Trump sought to congratulate himself for the cause against Muslims in the U.S. as well as the growing gun issue. He also asked President Barack Obama to step down after Saturday night in Orlando.
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