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Trump says he will reschedule 2020 campaign rally in Tulsa that fell on Juneteenth holiday

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President Trump said on Friday that he would reschedule a June 19 campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., succumbing to calls to change the date of the event that falls on a holiday that marks the end of slavery in the U.S.

Via Twitter late Friday, Trump said that he would move the date of the event, intended to kick off his return to public campaigning after the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns meant to limit the spread of the pandemic, to June 20.

Juneteenth, which is celebrated annually by many on June 19, is a day commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. in 1865. It was on that date that Union General Gordon Granger read the Emancipation Proclamation to…



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