Trump Makes Last Ditch Effort To Hype July 4 Bash As One Of The ‘Biggest’ In History

PYEONGTAEK, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 30: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops at the Osan Airbase on June 20, 2019 in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un br... PYEONGTAEK, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 30: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops at the Osan Airbase on June 20, 2019 in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un briefly met at the Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) on Sunday, with an intention to revitalize stalled nuclear talks and demonstrate the friendship between both countries. The encounter was the third time Trump and Kim have gotten together in person as both leaders have said they are committed to the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula. (Photo by Kim Min-Hee - Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS

Despite reports that his aides are scrambling to fill seats for his last-minute, July 4 bazaar, President Trump made a last-ditch attempt to hype what he calls “one of the biggest celebrations in the history of our country.”

He tweeted again Thursday afternoon, insisting there was already a crowd for the coming attraction.

Trump’s dodged criticism from all sides over his attempt to turn a non-partisan celebration of Independence Day in the nation’s capitol into a campaign rally for himself. While the White House has argued the event will not be political, the Republican National Committee is passing out free VIP tickets and the Trump campaign has been emailing supporters to urge their attendance.

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