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President Trump To Skip SECOND Primary Debate, Running Competing Event

President Trump is skipping yet another round of Republican primary debates.

The 45th President will skip the establishment event and speak directly to striking autoworkers in Detroit Michigan, thereby creating his own competing event to the traditional debates.

That’s right—the GOP is about to get some competition for their traditional event.

It remains to be seen when and where the competing speech will take place, but it might be the start of something new that challenges the old establishment-hosted events.

Here’s how The New York Times framed the story: “Donald Trump is planning to meet with striking union members in Detroit on the night of the second GOP debate, which he plans to skip next Wednesday.”

The Wall Street Journal provided the latest update on the strike: “Detroit’s carmakers and the United Auto Workers union were expected to resume contract talks Monday, as the companies seek to avoid further fallout from a limited strike that began late last week.”

CBS News had more on the story:

The former president’s upcoming address comes as polling shows he is the strong frontrunner in the Republican field, a reason he has given for skipping the debates entirely.

The former president skipped the first GOP debate for a primetime interview with Tucker Carlson.

The Associated Press recently reported: “The United Auto Workers union has gone on strike against Detroit’s three automakers for the first time in its 88-year history, as four-year contracts with the companies expired.”

According to famed White House reporter Simon Ateba:

“In a strongly worded statement moments ago, the President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Suzanne P. Clark, squarely blamed President Biden for the historic strike by members of the United Auto Workers union, the first simultaneous walkout on all three major Detroit automakers.

According to Clark, the strike and subsequent fallout were attributed to President Biden’s encouragement of unions to assert their influence, even if it poses a threat to the U.S. economy.

Clark described the strike and the broader trend of labor actions as a result of the Biden administration’s comprehensive approach to promoting unionization.”

CNN provided this quote from President Trump:

“The auto workers are being sold down the river by their leadership, and their leadership should endorse Trump.”


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