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President Trump visits Cape Girardeau on Election Eve

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UPDATE AT 10:01 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- After a delay due to a medical emergency, President Trump continues speaking, mentioning Josh Hawley, before touting what he says are his accomplishments.

UPDATE AT 9:54 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- President Trump stops speaking and calls for a doctor.

UPDATE AT 9:35 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- President Trump's daughter, Ivanka, joins her father during his rally for Josh Hawley.

UPDATE AT 9:29 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Just a couple of minutes into his speech, President Trump calls Sean Hannity up to the stage and calls all other media at the venue "FAKE NEWS".

UPDATE AT 9:23 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- President Trump takes the stage to a standing ovation at the Show-Me Center. After several minutes of cheering, the crowd broke out into a "U-S-A" chant before the president started speaking.

UPDATE AT 9:15 P.M.:

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Cape Girardeau native and conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh takes the stage to a standing ovation. He says the president will be up in less than 10 minutes.


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- President Trump has had a busy schedule in the last week before the midterm elections which will end with his final stop at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It has been raining in Cape Girardeau most of the day. The crowd of supporters appears to be smaller than the crowd from the Southern Illinois Airport in Jackson County Saturday October 27. 

The president's rally, in support of Josh Hawley who is seeking to unseat U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. Doors to the Show-Me center are scheduled to open to the public at 6:00 p.m.

It has been a busy day for the president who had three stops scheduled for the day, starting in Cleveland, Ohio at 2:00 p.m. and then Fort Wayne, Indiana at 5:30 p.m.

We will update this story with more information as the evening progresses.

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