Biden, Trump visit Minnesota as Election Day nears

his combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos show President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Commission on Presidential Debates says the second Trump-Biden debate will be ‘virtual’ amid concerns about the president's COVID-19. Photo: AP/ Patrick Semansky. his combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos show President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Commission on Presidential Debates says the second Trump-Biden debate will be ‘virtual’ amid concerns about the president's COVID-19.

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Updated: October 30, 2020 10:18 PM
Created: October 30, 2020 07:41 AM

With days left until Election Day, both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden visited Minnesota on Friday.

Biden's campaign was in St. Paul for a drive-up event at the State Fair grounds  Rep. Betty McCollum, as well as other Minnesota politicians joined Biden on Friday. 

Trump was campaigning at a rally at the Rochester Airport. 

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The president was set to speak at a Dodge Center business, however, the location switched back to the airport after the state said no more than 250 people would be allowed at the event. 

The campaign said: "Thanks to the free speech-stifling dictates of Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison, only the first 250 people will be admitted."

Trump rally moved back to Rochester amid conflicting reports on crowd size allowance

The Minnesota Department of Health has linked 28 coronavirus cases to other recent Trump campaign events in the state, according to the Associated Press.

Libertarian Party candidate Jo Jorgenson was also in the state Friday and held a rally at Lions Park in Victoria.


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