Above, 8/4/16, "Maine crowd listen to
Above, 8/4/16, Portland, Maine, rally for Trump, "Merrill Auditorium was filled to capacity for Donald Trump's campaign rally Thursday. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer," Portland Press Herald
Above, 8/4/16, Trump rally in Portland, Maine, "Donald Trump signs autographs for supporters after his rally in Merrill Auditorium on Thursday. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer"
"City officials estimated the crowd at 1,600, which effectively filled the venue given the space reserved for about 200 members of the media for Trump’s speech.
LePage was given a standing ovation when he introduced Trump.
“Thank you all for coming out for supporting the next president of the United States of America,” LePage said. He said the media has asked if he still supports Trump. He said, "Yes. More than ever."
Some supporters began showing up as early as 7:30 a.m. to hear Trump."...
8/4/16, "Trump stays on message, despite protesters, at campaign rally in Portland," Portland Press Herald, G. Graham and R. Billings