Trump campaign site says Palin will be in Tulsa

Posted at 3:41 PM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-20 09:21:03-05

Former Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is set to endorse Donald Trump Tuesday, NBC News has confirmed, and could be by his side in Tulsa on Wednesday.

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This announcement was made less than 24 hours away from his scheduled appearance at the ORU Mabee Center where it is rumored that Palin will attend as well. We will live stream the event on and our 2 Works for You app.

NBC is reporting that Palin will attend two campaign events with Trump on Wednesday. Trump's website specifically stated, "Mr. Trump campaigned in Winterset, Altoona, and Ames, Iowa today [Tuesday] and will be in Norwalk, Iowa for an event tomorrow [January 20], before traveling to Tulsa, Oklahoma for a rally with thousands expected to attend. Palin will travel with the candidate to both events on Wednesday."

NBC went on to report that Palin, who fired up some aspects of the Republican base in 2008 as Sen. John McCain's running mate, could help Trump among women. Her support could also help to bolster the real estate mogul among conservative circles in Iowa.

"I'm proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for president," Palin said in a statement to NBC provided by Trump's campaign.

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"I am greatly honored to receive Sarah's endorsement," Trump said in a statement. "She is a friend, and a high-quality person whom I have great respect for. I am proud to have her support."


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