Photos: Trump rallies for GOP in Rochester


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1 President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Mayo Civic Center, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Rochester, Minn. 
Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer him on in Rochester.
2 Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer as he arrived for the campaign rally. 
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3 Supporters of President Donald Trump cheer as he arrives for the campaign rally at the Mayo Civic Center. 
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4 President Donald Trump spoke during the campaign rally, which lasted over an hour, at the Mayo Civic Center. 
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5 Hundreds of people lined up outside Mayo Civic Center for a chance to see President Donald Trump. 
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6 Stan Thom, of Big Lake, Minn., drove 120 miles to see President Trump speak. 
Trump arrives in Minneapolis for Rochester rally.
7 President Donald Trump arrived at Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Airport Air Reserve Station, 934th Airlift Wing on Air Force One, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. 
Rochester's Mayo Civic Center before Trump's arrival.
8 The Rochester rally marks President Trump's second visit to Minnesota, having visited Duluth earlier this year. 
Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson
9 Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson joins the crowd of Trump supporters ahead of they rally. 
A long line of protesters marches through downtown Rochester
10 A long line of protesters march through downtown Rochester -- rallying against President Trump. 
A big crowd gathered outside the Mayo Civic Center
11 A big crowd gathers outside the Mayo Civic Center before President Trump's rally. 
Thirteen-year-old Holden Dowd wears a Trump mask.
12 Thirteen-year-old Holden Dowd wears a Trump mask ahead of the president's appearance in Rochester. 
Richard Freeman travels around the country selling Trump merchandise.
13 Richard Freeman is from Kansas but travels around the country selling Trump merchandise. It's how he's putting two kids through Iowa state. 
Attendants leave the Mayo Civic Center after a rally for President Trump.
14 Attendants leave the Mayo Civic Center after a rally for President Donald Trump. 
A young man holds a sign that reads
15 A young man holding a sign that reads "Make America Strong Again," directing it at protesters waiting outside of the Mayo Civic Center. 
A group of Trump supporters huddle together and sing along.
16 A group of Trump supporters huddle together and sing along to "You can't always get what you want" by the Rolling Stones as the president closed his rally. 
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17 Yevgeniy Shargorodskiy debates the effectiveness of vaccines and the flu shot with a protester outside of the rally for President Trump. 
Crystal Nupson of Farmington, Minn. claps and cheers.
18 Crystal Nupson of Farmington, Minn. claps and cheers as she watches President Trump on a monitor outside of the Mayo Civic Center. 
Sexual assault survivor Mallery Mohn of Minneapolis holds a sign.
19 Sexual assault survivor Mallery Mohn of Minneapolis holds a sign about Christine Blasey Ford as President Donald Trump takes the stage on a screen outside the Mayo Civic Center. "A lot of other survivors want to be at things like this but can't (emotionally), so I'm here," she said. 
William Bacus wears a hat that reads
20 William Bacus of Kodiak, Alaska, wears a hat that reads "Make America Great Again," in Russian while waiting in line for President Trump's rally. 
Two protesters hold a large sign in downtown Rochester, Minn.
21 Two protesters hold a large sign in downtown Rochester. 
A vendor pushes a cart of Trump merchandise.
22 A vendor pushes a cart of Trump merchandise including a t-shirt supporting the 2nd Amendment near the Mayo Civic Center.