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Official White House Photo/Tia Dufour President Donald J. Trump makes a stop at the Arcaro and Genell Takeaway Kitchen, a pizza shop in Old Forge, Pa., Thursday, August 20, 2020, during President Trump’s visit to PA. He'll be feasting this week on Democrats at the RNC convention.

By Al Perrotta, The Stream, August 24, 2020

Al Perrotta is the Managing Editor of The Stream and co-author, with @JZmirak, of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration.  …

Al PerrottaDonald J. Trump begins a four night engagement tonight, live from the White House, Charlotte and who knows where else. Technically, it’s the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, but thanks to Covid-19, participants and venues will be scattered about the country.

However, make no mistake, Trump will be the top act on the bill every night. And why not?

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