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Trump makes rousing comeback speech at NCGOP Convention

By Monica Chen GREENVILLE – Former President Donald Trump returned to North Carolina on Saturday and gave a rousing speech at the N.C. Republican Party Convention, where he blasted President Joe Biden, said critical race theory should be banned, slammed China on COVID-19, spoke on election fraud and his team’s continued legal efforts, and touted his accomplishments in office. Trump also endorsed Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., for Richard Burr’s senate seat.Daughter-in-law Lara Trump announced she will not run this year. It was the former president’s first major appearance since leaving office,and he delivered the speech in a more low-key manner than at his campaignrallies. However, Trump did not hold back in criticizing Democrats and inparticular the Far Left. “It’s great to be back in Greenville with so many proud North Carolinapatriots who love our country, support our military, respect our police, honorour flag and always put America first. We don’t put America second,” Trump said in kicking off his speech. And Trump immediately criticized the Left. “They stick together. They don’thave some of the people …

Live blog: The NCGOP convention in Greenville

The NCGOP Convention on Saturday is drawing some high profile speakers to Greenville, including the former President Donald Trump. The event is being held at the Greenville Convention Center. We are live-blogging the event. One of the first speakers is Rep. Virginia Foxx, representing North Carolina’s 5th District. 12:25 p.m.: Virginia Foxx is speaking. “Most people in Washington will tell you that the North Carolina delegation punches its weight. We work very hard together, and we’re all working for the entire state. We are all very optimistic about taking back the House.” “We’re not going to let the Far Left take this country from us.” “We’ve got to double down in 2022.” 12:30 p.m.: Kristi Noem speaking. The room standing up for applause. “You send amazing people to Washington in your delegation. Not governors…,” and the crowd laughed. “There’s no women’s issues in this country. What there is is a woman’s perspective on every issue.” “I’m going to help you get a new governor.” The room explodes in applause. Another moment of applause. “I believe …