TAA: President Trump's scheduled Tucson visit postponed

The President was scheduled to visit October 5
Posted at 11:25 AM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 16:29:46-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — According to a Tucson Airport Authority spokeswoman, President Donald Trump's scheduled Oct. 5 visit to Tucson has been postponed.

AP reports that the Tucson trip, as well as a scheduled Flagstaff stop, have been postponed.

Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. He will quarantine at the White House along with First Lady Melania Trump, who also tested positive.

"The understanding we have is the event will be postponed," Tucson Airport Authority spokeswoman Jessie Butler said via email. "We have no further details."

KGUN9 reached out to the White House for information about whether or not the event will be rescheduled.

Trump was scheduled to hold a campaign rally in Tucson next week.

The President was to give remarks at a 'Make America Great Again' event on Monday, October 5 at Tucson International Airport.

Doors were scheduled to open at 3:30 p.m. and the rally was slated to start at 6:30 p.m.

The registration website was set up here.