Citing Tornado Warning, Trump Cancels Iowa Rally, Touts 150 Endorsements and Poll Lead Over DeSantis

Former President Donald Trump announced that a tornado warning forced the cancellation of his Iowa rally at an outdoor venue on Saturday, May 13.
Just before 1 p.m. Central Daylight Time, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for many Iowa counties including Polk County, where Trump’s rally was to be held at the Laurisden Amphitheater in Des Moines.
The tornado warning was to remain in effect until 7 p.m., the same time Trump was scheduled to speak; other Republicans had been expected to make remarks beginning at 4 p.m.
As he announced the cancellation in a post on Truth Social, Trump wrote: “Stay tuned, we will reschedule soon. Be safe out there!” The Des Moines event would have been Trump’s second campaign stop in the state this year; he appeared March 13 in Davenport, Iowa….

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