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Hundreds Of Trump Supporters Waited Hours In The Cold For Buses After Omaha Rally

Added 10-28-20 12:54:03pm EST - “Several people reportedly required medical attention as the temperature dipped below freezing.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “Hundreds Of Trump Supporters Waited Hours In The Cold For Buses After Omaha Rally”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President Donald Trump’s rally at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, ended around 9 p.m. Tuesday, but hundreds of attendees wouldn’t make their way out of the freezing cold until a few hours later.

As Trump jetted away on Air Force One, his supporters lined up to wait for buses to take them back to their cars, which were parked miles away from the event.

But the buses, organized by the Trump campaign, were staggeringly slow to return. There were plenty of buses, the campaign told the Omaha World-Herald, but they were stuck in traffic after the rally because the two-lane airport access road was limited to one direction.

“Because of the sheer size of the crowd, we deployed 40 shuttle buses instead of the normal 15, but local road closures and resulting congestion caused delays,” Samantha Zager, a spokesperson for the Trump campaign, said in a statement.

If you’re waiting on someone who attended the @realDonaldTrump rally in #Omaha, it may be a while until they get on a bus and get out. Traffic along the small roadway to the private side of Eppley Airfield is backed up and buses were having trouble getting through. We saw this: pic.twitter.com/DTRKnH5lkb

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