Empty Seats in the Stadium Trump Claimed Was Record-Breaking for His 100th Day Speech
April 30, 2017
At his Harrisburg, PA rally on Saturday celebrating his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump claimed that the crowd at the expo center was a record-breaker and that people were lined up outside to get in, but the building was too small.
According to TheHill.com, journalists on the ground in Harrisburg reported that the venue had rows of empty seats.
Trump says "we have a lot of ppl standing outside" and he "broke the all time record" in this arena. There are rows… https://t.co/se8nUTyHvR— Jonathan Tamari (@Jonathan Tamari)1493511106.0
Here's another part of the arena where Trump says people have been left standing outside. Lots of ppl here, but not… https://t.co/FVHCxnxHc5— Jonathan Tamari (@Jonathan Tamari)1493512901.0
The Hill said, “Trump held his rally in Harrisburg, Pa., instead of attending the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner. He mocked media members attending the dinner as ‘trapped’ at what he called a ‘very, very boring’ event.”