The Democrats tweeted a statement on President Trump’s planned 4th of July celebration at Mount Rushmore (to be held on Friday the Third) as a “rally glorifying white supremacy at Mount Rushmore.” The tweet was deleted soon after it was posted Monday night.
The Trump campaign’s Matt Wolking wrote, “June 29, 2020, 9:57 PM ET The moment the Democrat Party attacked Mount Rushmore, which features George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, as a symbol of white supremacy.”
June 29, 2020, 9:57 PM ET
The moment the Democrat Party attacked Mount Rushmore, which features George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, as a symbol of white supremacy. pic.twitter.com/0jUipkcB2h
— Matt Wolking (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@MattWolking) June 30, 2020
The Argus Leader reported earlier this month that 125,000 ticket requests were received for a lottery drawing for 7,500 tickets for the Mount Rushmore celebration with Trump:
…More than 125,000 tickets were requested for the Fourth of July fireworks at Mount Rushmore, which President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend, officials say.
A total of 25,179 applications requesting a total of 125,787 tickets were submitted to the National Park Service during the lottery for tickets last week, according to the South Dakota Tourism Department. A maximum of 7,500 tickets were available for the fireworks event and the winners of tickets were chosen by a randomized system. People were notified last week if they received tickets…