Last updated on January 20th, 2024 at 02:40 am
As the New Hampshire primary approaches, the political scene is buzzing with activity, particularly around former President Donald Trump’s campaign. Trump’s upcoming rally in Concord on January 19, 2024, at the Grappone Center, is a key event in his campaign strategy. This rally, along with his recent appearance in Portsmouth, highlights his efforts to solidify support in a state crucial for the presidential primaries.
Concord Rally: A Focal Point in Trump’s Campaign
Trump’s Concord Rally
The Concord rally, scheduled for 7:00 pm at the Grappone Center, is more than just another campaign stop. It’s a strategic move in a state known for its pivotal role in the primary season. Trump’s message is clear: he’s here to win. The doors open at 4:00 pm, setting the stage for an evening of fervent political discourse.
Special Appearance by Rep. Elise Stefanik
Adding to the rally’s significance is the presence of Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York. A staunch Trump supporter, Stefanik’s participation is not just a show of unity; it’s a signal to the party and the voters. Her rumored consideration as Trump’s running mate adds an extra layer of intrigue to the event.
Live Stream: Trump Speech In Concord, New Hampshire Rally
Date: Friday, January 19, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm (US/Eastern)
Doors Open: 4:00 pm
Location: Grappone Center, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH 03301
The rally will feature Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, who is a strong ally of Trump and is rumored to be a potential vice-presidential pick. This event marks the first time Stefanik will join Trump in his campaign for the New Hampshire primary. Stefanik endorsed Trump for his third presidential bid in November 2022.
Reflections on the Portsmouth Event
Trump’s recent event in Portsmouth was marked by his characteristic vigor and directness. He criticized Governor Chris Sununu for supporting Nikki Haley and allowing undeclared voters in the state’s Republican primary.
His speech, delivered to an enthusiastic crowd at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, emphasized his commitment to winning the New Hampshire primary and his broader political goals. Trump’s promises included border security, economic measures, and educational reforms, resonating with his supporters who braved the cold to attend.
Trump’s Other New Hampshire Speeches and Rally
Beyond Concord, Trump’s itinerary includes speeches at the SNHU Arena in Manchester on January 20 and at the Rochester Opera House on January 21. Each of these events is a testament to Trump’s commitment to reclaiming the presidency and his focus on New Hampshire as a launching pad for his campaign.
- Manchester, New Hampshire Rally
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: SNHU Arena, Manchester, NH
- Rochester, New Hampshire Speech
Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Rochester Opera House, Rochester, NH
Democratic Candidates Counter-Moves
On the Democratic side, Marianne Williamson and Rep. Dean Phillips are also active in New Hampshire. Williamson’s events in Keene, Portsmouth, Dover, and Concord, and Phillips’ engagements, including those with Andrew Yang, show the Democrats’ efforts to engage with voters and counter Trump’s influence.
Here’s more information about the political events happening around Concord, including those involving Democratic figures:
- Marianne Williamson’s Events:
Thursday: Event in Keene.
Saturday: Event in Portsmouth.
Previous Events: She was in Dover on Tuesday and in Concord on Wednesday.
- Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips’ Events:
Wednesday: Event in Peterborough.
Thursday: Joining 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang in Manchester and Hanover.
Friday: Event in Concord.
Saturday: Event in Nashua.
New Hampshire’s primary is a crucial indicator of a candidate’s national viability. Trump’s focused campaign in the state, highlighted by his Concord rally and Portsmouth speech, is a clear effort to set a strong foundation for his presidential campaign.
Trump’s rally in Concord, coupled with his recent Portsmouth event, underscores his aggressive campaign strategy in New Hampshire. As candidates from both parties ramp up their efforts, the political landscape in New Hampshire becomes a microcosm of the national political battle, with Trump’s activities at its center. The coming days are crucial, not just for Trump but for all candidates vying for attention in the Granite State.