(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Donald Trump concluded his 16-month campaign for president with a message of hope to the thousands in the Rust Belt who turned out at 1 a.m. on Tuesday to see the Republican nominee deliver his final speech before the election.
"I thought New Hampshire was gonna be my last speech and I heard crooked Hillary was coming to Michigan and I said 'let's follow it up.' I said there's no place I'd rather be for my last rally than right here than Michigan, late at night," Trump told attendees.
Trump abandoned much of his negative messaging about Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a final attempt to woo voters from the blue state to jump aboard his train when they vote later in the day. Michigan has bled blue in presidential elections since 1992.
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