President Trump railed against Nevada’s Gov. Steve Sisolak during his campaign rally Saturday night, saying the Democrat tried to silence him and his supporters, suggesting he can’t be trusted to oversee universal mail-in voting.
“The governor of your state tried very hard to stop us from having this event tonight, They can have riots and they can have all sorts of things — that’s ok,” Mr. Trump said during his Saturday event in Minden, Nevada.
The state’s governor has a coronavirus restriction in place that bans more than 50 people gathering for an event. But the president’s rally took place outside at the Minden-Tahoe airport with thousands of people in attendance. There was little to no social distancing.
Mr. Trump accused the Nevada governor of calling various venues to try to prevent his campaign rally, calling Mr. Sisolak a “political hack.”
The president’s campaign has asked a federal judge to block a law in Nevada, which is set to