UPDATE: Various media sources reported Friday that President Donald Trump’s expected visit to Pennridge Airport in Perkasie Monday has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 31. No reason for the postponement was immediately provided. The Halloween rescheduling means that Trump will be in the area just three days before Election Day. Meanwhile, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is also visiting Bucks County, with an event in Bristol Township planned for Saturday. Biden will be accompanied by his wife, Jill, according to LevittownNow.com. For more information about Biden’s and Trump’s visits, follow Levittown Now on Facebook and Twitter.
Although he has yet to make a campaign stop in the Lehigh Valley, President Donald Trump will come fairly close when he visits Upper Bucks County on Saturday.
According to sources, Trump is expected to hold a campaign rally at Pennridge Airport in Perkasie, just a few days before the election.
Doylestown Patch cited Newtown Athletic Club owner and People 4 Trump founder Jim Worthington in its reporting on the anticipated event, details of which have yet to be released.
Pennsylvania is considered a battleground state that is crucial to both Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, who holds a lead in the state according to most polls.
Bucks County historically leans Republican, however several surrounding counties have been less reliable for the GOP, and Northampton County in particular is considered a bellwether when it comes to deciding the winner of presidential elections.
Last month, controversial Trump supporters and Missouri gun rights activists Mark and Patricia McCloskey campaigned on the president’s behalf in Lower Saucon Township, where they held a rally in Town Hall Park.
The rally reportedly drew several hundred people and generated controversy due to the fact that political signs were displayed at it, apparently in violation of the permit organizers received.
Both Lower Saucon Township and Hellertown borough supported Trump in the 2016 presidential election, in which he defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
The only voting district in Saucon Valley in which a majority of voters didn’t support Trump–a Republican–four years ago was Lower Saucon District #8, according to a map of voting records published by Lehigh Valley Live Thursday.