Donald Trump makes no immigration pivot in Phoenix speech – campaign live

5.47pm BST

To chants of “USA, USA, USA”, Trump took his nationalist message back to rustbelt later on Thursday at a lunchtime rally in Wilmington, Ohio.

The state has been hit hard by a decline in manufacturing jobs and the campaign seeks to weave together economic uncertainty with the uncompromising message on immigration.

5.10pm BST

Annnd… Trump’s done. Was that his shortest speech yet?


Trump didn’t mention Wilmington, Ohio (or its economic woes) by name once

To be clear, this is the reason politicians typically would go to Wilmington. To talk about this. 8,000 jobs lost.

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