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Lamborn, Glenn ride the Trump train in Colorado Springs, receive warm welcome

Author: Michael McGrady - July 30, 2016 - Updated: July 30, 2016

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“So average.” Kicked up a notch in Donald Trump’s spicy punchline kitchen, those were the Republican presidential candidate’s words to describe his opponent, Hillary Clinton’s nomination acceptance speech in Philadelphia a day earlier. Trump delivered the made-fresh remarks to a gathering of rambunctious fans in a jam-packed events center at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Friday, featuring Republican U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn and Colorado Springs U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-CD5. The large batch of southern Colorado supporters met billionaire real estate mogul Trump with a warm welcome, setting what was pegged by the campaign as a town hall meeting with a more rally-like tone, full of chants for his conservative red-meat lines and jeers for when Clinton came up — and she came up often — in his remarks.

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Michael McGrady

Michael McGrady

Michael McGrady is a contributing writer for The Colorado Statesman.