Trump campaign announces tailgate before Houston rally

By Jack Roskopp - Graham Media Group
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President Donald Trump points to a supporter during a rally at the International Air Response facility on October 19, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona. President Trump is holding rallies in Arizona, Montana and Nevada, campaigning for Republican…

HOUSTON - President Donald Trump's campaign announced on Sunday a "Big Texas Tailgate" to happen before his rally at the Toyota Center in Houston on Monday, Oct. 22. 

According to a press release, the tailgate will have food trucks, live music, appearances and speeches from Trump campaign spokespeople and TVs to watch the rally happening inside the arena. 

"Texas is big, and so will be the turnout for our MAGA (Make America Great Again) rally in Houston, Texas, Monday," said Michael Glassner, chief operating officer of Donald J. Trump for President Inc. 

The rally starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Toyota Center. 

Street closures:

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said closures around the Toyota Center and downtown will begin at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and end at 10:30 p.m. Monday.

These streets include the following:

•    Polk Street between Austin and Chartres streets
•    Clay Street between Austin and Hamilton streets
•    Bell Street between Austin and Chenevert streets
•    La Branch Street between Dallas and Leeland streets
•    Crawford Street  between Dallas and Polk streets
•    Jackson Street between Polk and Leeland streets

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