Trump In Wheeling: Speech Concludes at WesBanco Arena
All times EDT
At 8:43 p.m., Trump concludes remarks at WesBanco Arena with the words, “Thank you, West Virginia, thank you.”
At 8:41 p.m., Trump: “The revolution that you began in 2016 … it’s far from over. It’s only just beginning.”
At 8:38 p.m., Trump: “Now you have a president who is standing up for your values, who is standing up for West Virginia.”
At 8:29 p.m., Wheeling police announced they are closing the motorcade route, signaling that Trump’s speech is coming to a close.
At 8:25 p.m., Trump: “We’ve got to keep it going the way it’s been going. Do we agree? Get Patrick in there.”
At 8:21 p.m., Trump: “I came in, and now (the U.S. and North Korea) have this great relationship. And let’s see what happens.”
At 8:19 p.m., Trump: “We’re doing great with North Korea.”
At 8:14 p.m., Trump: “We’ve lifted almost 4 million Americans off of food stamps.”
At 8:13 p.m., Trump: “This election is about security, and it’s about prosperity.”
At 8:12 p.m., Trump: “Who in the hell wouldn’t vote for me from law enforcement?”
At 8:11 p.m., Trump: “How would you like this platform? We want open borders, we want high taxes, we want crime.”
At 8:07 p.m., Trump: “(Democrats) want to abolish immigration enforcement entirely.”
At 8:04 p.m., Trump: “Pre-existing conditions are safe, just remember that. Tell that to the fake news media.”
At 8:03 p.m., Trump calls the Democrat Party the “party of crime.”
At 8 p.m., Trump: “We’ve cut more (regulations) than any administration.”
At 7:57 p.m., Trump: “This is a very important election, it will decide which party controls the Senate.”
At 7:56 p.m., Morrisey concludes remarks.
At 7:56 p.m., Morrisey: “It’s my honor to stand with President Trump and fight for you … we’ll continue to make American great again, and we’ll make West Virginia great again.”
At 7:55 p.m., Morrisey: “Ladies and gentlemen, we must confirm Judge Kavanaugh.”
At 7:53 p.m., Morrisey: “Not insignificantly, we’ll all stand for the National Anthem.”
At 7:52 p.m., Morrisey: “Joe Manchin supported Hillary Clinton even after after she made clear she wanted to take away our coal, our oil and our gas jobs … and that’s why Joe’s gotta go.”
At 7:50 p.m., Morrisey: “Joe’s gotta go, Amen, brother.”
At 7:48 p.m., Morrisey: “This election, West Virginia has a very big decision to make … You can stand with someone who puts you first, America first and West Virginia first.”
At 7:46 p.m., Trump introduces West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.
At 7:42 p.m., Trump: “You took me in, but I produced.”
At 7:42 p.m., Justice: “We’ve got to deliver him Pat Morrisey.”
At 7:40 p.m., Trump: “Big Jim Justice. Do we like him? He’s a great governor.”
At 7:39 p.m., Trump: “You’ve got to vote Republican. They’ve got good people.”
At 7:38 p.m., Trump: “The fake news media, they are truly an enemy of the people.”
At 7:36 p.m., Trump: “A vote for Judge Kavanaugh is also a vote to reject the meanness and ruthlessness of the Democrat Party.”
At 7:34 p.m., Trump: “West Virginia, they did a poll, just came out, overall, total support for Judge Kavanaugh, 58 percent, total opposed, 28 percent.”
At 7:32 p.m., Trump: “The entire nation has witnessed the shameless conduct of the Democrat Party.”
At 7:30 p.m., Trump said: “We won the presidency, and we have the greatest economy that this nation has ever seen, jobs, and everything else.”
At 7 p.m., reporters on scene have been told the President will take the stage in about 30 minutes.
At 6:48 p.m., President Donald Trump’s motorcade has arrived at WesBanco Arena.
At 6:28 p.m., the President is en route from the airport to WesBanco Arena.
At 6:13 p.m., Air Force One has touched down at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport with President Donald Trump on board.
Meanwhile, West Virginia Sen. Ryan Ferns, R-Ohio, led the Pledge of Allegiance at WesBanco Arena to a crowd awaiting the President’s arrival. Gov. Jim Justice then spoke to the crowd before introducing Lou Holtz, legendary Notre Dame football coach originally of Follansbee and East Liverpool. Holtz then briefly addressed the crowd, too.