First Lady Melania Trump has two campaign stops scheduled this chilly Halloween day. Today’s events mark her second and third solo campaign speeches on the trail.
First stop: Kingsheart Farm – West Bend, Wisconsin.
FLOTUS departed White House 9:48 am EST by motorcade arriving at Joint Base Andrews 10:04 am. Pool traveled from the White House to JBA via accompanying motorcade.
Former WH Deputy Press Secretary now Press Secretary for the Trump Campaign Hogan Gidley is expected to introduce FLOTUS at today’s events.
ABOUT WEST BEND, WISCONSIN:
West Bend is in Washington County and sits approximately 40 minutes’ drive north of Milwaukee.
Population (2010): 31,078
Median Income: $55k (6% lower than the statewide median)
Voting 2016: Washington County voted 67.8% for Trump, 27.4% for Clinton.
Executive Foxtrot One was wheels down at Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) at 11:01 am CST.
The flight was peaceable. Campaign Press Secretary Hogan Gidley visited the press cabin for a quick hello – he is to give a short speech before introducing FLOTUS for both events.
FLOTUS exited the plane at 11:16 am CST; East Wing Chief of Staff Stephanie Grisham and Campaign Press Sec. Hogan Gidley alighted a separate van behind FLOTUS SUV.
It is a crisp and sunny 45 degrees in Milwaukee, WI.
At 11:18 am CST FLOTUS motorcade departs for West Bend roughly 40 minutes northward.