Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly coming to Florida for ‘History Tour’
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The former president billed tickets as possible Father's Day gifts.

Former President Donald Trump will be making two stops in Florida as part of “The History Tour” with Bill O’Reilly.

In December, the pair will hold speaking engagements in Sunrise and Orlando before traveling to Texas for the trip’s two other scheduled events.

“My tour with Bill O’Reilly is getting a lot of attention, and I’m looking forward to it,” Trump said in a statement Saturday. “Maybe tickets would make a great Father’s Day gift? In any event, I’ll see you then, and much sooner!”

Organizers had previously announced the tour, but the former President had not issued his own statement highlighting the event.

“I will be focusing on greatness for our Country, something seldom discussed in political dialogue,” Trump said in the organizer’s announcement earlier this month. “If we don’t make our Country great again, we will soon no longer have a Country!”

O’Reilly, a historian and former Fox News host, will lead a conversation about the goals Trump accomplished and challenges he faced in office.

“My job as a historian/journalist is to get important things on the record in a fact-based way. These conversations with the 45th President will not be boring,” O’Reilly said.

O’Reilly, once the top-rated host in television news, was forced to resign from Fox News at his peak amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Trump’s team is eyeing events in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Ohio this summer to bolster midterm candidates and energize voters.

Trump has acknowledged the possibility of running again for a second term in 2024. But he hasn’t committed yet.

One longtime ally said one reason Trump has not said he’s running outright is because he has refused to acknowledge the election is over. The person said he’s now going a step further by giving credence to a bizarre conspiracy theory that he could somehow be reinstated into the presidency in August.

There’s no constitutional or legal mechanism for Trump to return to the presidency absent winning another election in 2024. Trump’s argument that the last election was tainted has been roundly rejected by federal and state officials, including his own attorney general and Republican election leaders. Judges, including those appointed by Trump, also dismissed his claims.

A number of popular QAnon Telegram accounts shared the announcement of “The History Tour,” according to Newsweek. That stirred concerns from several QAnon-following Telegram users, who believe Trump’s false claim that he will be reinstated as President.

The stop in Sunrise will be on Dec. 11 at the BB&T Center. Tickets begin at $100 on Ticketmaster.

The stop in Orlando will be the following day at the Amway Center. Those tickets are in presale for $1,000.

Renzo Downey

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17 comments

  • James R. Miles

    June 20, 2021 at 1:55 pm

    Two comedians together, should be lots of fun!

  • Jason Rosemus

    June 20, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    I can’t imagine how people could fall for the make America great crap again. Take a step back and look what a mess he made. I am sure he wants to change history, he is and always will be the worst President in American history. He will also claim to have invented the fourth of July. I am sure I have offended some racist MAGATS, but I didn’t even have to say his name.

    • Lise

      June 26, 2021 at 11:08 am

      It takes a racist to know another…Beside, President Trump was the best President we ever had.

  • Wanda

    June 20, 2021 at 6:23 pm

    He may be in jail I wish he would stay out of Florida,but his little boy toy Ron DeSantis lives here and they need to see each other ,I think they are in love and keeping it on the low Ron always goes to west palm beach to be with him without his wife ,they need to come out .

    • Ed

      June 20, 2021 at 7:51 pm

      To Wanda. Let me guess you are another New York transplant that misses idiotic leadership from Governors such as Cuomo, Newsom, and Whitmer. Leave you politics behind and embrace the most popular Governor in the country, Ron DeSantis.

      • Lise

        June 26, 2021 at 11:04 am

        thank you Ed….De Santis is the best Governor we ever had.

    • Nadie som

      June 30, 2021 at 10:59 am

      Really sad. We all know what a great job DeSantis is doing. Ans if we just look at facts and not hate, President Trump did a lot for all Americans and this country IF we stop with the name calling, the hate, and childish nonsense and just read facts, I am sure you will be surprised at what is trying to be done to help this country, yet so mych being done to hurt it

  • Kodi

    June 20, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    Until you show the video/audio documented or written quote by Trump that he will return to power in August I consider the highlighted part “Trump’s false claim” to be tantamount to propaganda. The hyperlink does not demonstrate the quote of Trump claiming he would be reinstated. It is the liars that are going to destroy society before truthtellers can save. Too much pride.

  • Ed

    June 20, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    Every day that Joe Biden is President he solidifies his position as the worst president in US history. Just look at the price of fuel, lumber, and other commodities. We might have inflation similar to the previous worst president, Jimmy Carter.

    • Phil Morton

      June 21, 2021 at 4:58 am

      Lumber prices were up 77% in 2020, they’re up 20% this year. And gas prices are up about 40 cents a gallon. So I’m paying about $2 more per week for gas. I think I can live with that.

    • Ocean Joe

      June 21, 2021 at 7:46 am

      Hate to waste time defending Jimmy Carter, but inflation started raging under Ford (remember WIN: Whip Inflation Now!), who took over from disgraced Nixon, and was in large part the result of American support for little Israel, attacked from all sides in 1973. The oil embargo followed, our demand for oil far exceeded available supply (remember 55 mph limits, and CAFTA standards, etc). Supply and demand.
      We just experienced an oversupply and lower fuel prices because travel was practically paralysed.
      Now with diminished demand for tickets to hear BS, there should be an oversupply, and prices will drop. That’s a win/win for you Ed, you wont have to pay much and there will be plenty of room.

  • Jean Jordan

    June 20, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    The Great Unifier became the Greatest of All Dividers in 5 short months. It’s Biden who should be buying tickets to these events.

  • Damian Keavney

    June 20, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    $1,000 tickets to see two losers who got booted out of their jobs? No thanks. O’Reilly says “It won’t be boring”. He can probably leave the boring part off and just leave it at “It won’t be.”

    Only an idiot would pay $1000 to listen to a couple of failed geezers whine and complain.(Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?) And for most of the idiots who follow trump, that’s a month’s salary. I’ll bet anybody who reads this $1000 that the Amway Center in Orlando will be emptier than the venue in Tulsa. They’ll be giving those tickets away a week or two before the “Won’t Be Boring Tour”.

    • Ed

      June 21, 2021 at 7:14 am

      Speaking of geezers. How’s your boy Dementia Joe doing? Next time you put gas in your car say “thanks Joe”.

      • Charles Pail

        June 22, 2021 at 8:20 am

        Hey idiot gas was the result of the pipeline hack. Nice try though MAGIT

      • Tjb

        July 3, 2021 at 11:23 am

        Ed do you understand economics and the effects of supply and DEMAND.?

    • Lise

      June 26, 2021 at 11:18 am

      People that pays $1000.00 for tickets are retired and worked for their money and free to spend it any which way they want. Because you were stupid enough to not save, it is your problem. Right now, your President Biden can’t put two words together and has no idea what he is saying. Kamala (with her Hyena laugh) trying to say that she went to the border and didn’t until yesterday and she got laughed at…the reason whey she did go, was because my President Trump was going…we are now in a socialist government.

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