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By Allan J. Bassler

President Trump Visits Martinsburg for Campaign Speech

Trump gave a speech of just over an hour to a crowd of thousands at the Altoona-Blair County Airport


October 22, 2020

Allan J. Bassler

President Trump arrived at the Altoona-Blair County Airport in a five-aircraft entourage. Three V-22 Ospreys and a helicopter preceded the president to the airport. The president then arrived via Marine One, which circled the crowd once before landing.

President Donald J. Trump spoke for a little over an hour at the Altoona-Blair County Airport on Monday, Oct. 26, just hours before the United States Senate confirmed the president's third nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Senate voted Monday evening to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, about a week before Election Day and 30 days after she was nominated by President Trump to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

President Trump's visit to Martinsburg drew visitors from around the region and even from outside the state, with some attendees startin...

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