Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will hold an event in Virginia Beach, Virginia this afternoon, the candidate’s first of the week.
Trump’s event will held at the Sandler Center beginning at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, though Trump often takes the stage later than originally scheduled. It can be viewed in the embedded YouTube player via Right Side Broadcasting.
At the event, Trump is expected to make a “major announcement” about veterans affairs, 13News Now reports. There will also be a discussion with families of veterans.
This is Trump’s first event in several days, and the first since a new CNN national poll showed Trump beating Clinton 45 to 43. The Republican nominee is often energized by new polls that show him in the lead, and so this will almost certainly be brought up at the Virginia’s rally.
Virginia is a key state in the 2016 presidential election, though at the moment, it seems that Trump stands very little chance of winning it. Clinton has been ahead in just about every single Virginia poll conducted in the past four months, and Real Clear Politics’ polling average has Clinton ahead of Trump 45 to 40 percent. FiveThirtyEight calculates that Clinton has an 82.5 percent chance of winning the state in November.
Still, Trump has spent a lot of time in the state and believes he will be able to turn things around here over the next few weeks.