Trump to stump for Bevin in Lexington

Trump to stump for Bevin in Lexington
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will visit Lexington to stump for Gov. Matt Bevin next month. (Source: John P. Wise)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WAVE) - President Donald Trump will visit Lexington to stump for Gov. Matt Bevin Monday.

A rally has been set for Lexington’s Rupp Arena, the night before Bevin makes his re-election bid against Democratic challenger Andy Beshear.

“Thanks to President Trump, Kentucky’s economy is soaring, with 48,000 (new) jobs created since his election, including 7,400 manufacturing jobs,” Michael Glassner, Chief Operating Officer of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., said in a statement when it was annouced Trump would be coming to Lexington. “63,000 Kentuckians have been lifted out of poverty, and Kentucky residents have received a tax cut of more than $1,400. President Trump looks forward to sharing these accomplishments and more with the great men and women of Kentucky.”

Trump is expected to speak at 7 p.m.

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