Barack Obama will travel to Orlando on Tuesday to stump on behalf of Democratic nominees Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the second time in a week that the former president is making a campaign appearance in the Sunshine State.
Details about the appearance are to come, the Biden/Harris campaign said in a news release Sunday morning.
Obama focused on President Trump’s response to the coronavirus during a 45-minute speech Saturday at a drive-in rally for Biden at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami. Obama, with Biden as his vice president, won Florida in 2008 and 2012.
Harris held a drive-in rally Monday at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, the latest in a series of appearances in the region by members of both presidential tickets. Earlier this month, President Trump held tarmac rallies in nearby Sanford and Ocala and Vice President Mike Pence has visited Orlando and The Villages in recent weeks. Biden held a Hispanic Heritage Month event in Kissimmee in September.
The presidential campaigns have prioritized turning out voters in and around Orlando, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country.
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