Trump Campaign Attacks Mayor Over $530K Rally Security Bill: 'Outrageous'

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey who is Jewish told reporters after his budget address Thursday Aug. 15 2019 in Minneapolis that Israel should not ban Rep. Ilhan Omar D-Minn. from visiting that country. Israel said Thursday that it will bar Omar and Rep

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey who is Jewish told reporters after his budget address Thursday Aug. 15 2019 in Minneapolis that Israel should not ban Rep. Ilhan Omar D-Minn. from visiting that country. Israel said Thursday that it will bar Omar and Rep

He said he was told about the ban September 27, one day after Trump announced Thursday's rally at Target Center, and after Mayor Jacob Frey's statement that Trump was unwelcome in the city.

"The Trump campaign informed the Target Center that the U.S. Secret Service is exclusively responsible for coordinating security and that withholding the use of the arena would be viewed as a breach of contract and result in court action", the statement said.

"The Police are fighting the Radical Left Mayor, and his ridiculous Uniform Ban", Trump wrote on Twitter. "72,000 ticket requests already".

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale said in a statement that Frey was demonstrating "an outrageous abuse of power" and that he was "trying to deny the rights of his own city's residents just because he hates the president".

Trump weighed in as well, encouraging his supporters in a Tuesday morning tweet to "dump" Frey, as well as Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.), whose district is in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis officials told the Target Center, where Trump is slated to appear on Thursday night, that it would be responsible for the $530,000 the city says it will need to beef up security for President Donald Trump's visit. "Make America Great Again!" Bob Kroll, head of the police union, told Fox News that he found out about the ban soon after Trump announced the rally.

In the past, Frey has spoken out against the president, calling his actions "reprehensible" and saying that Trump's "message of hatred will never be welcome in Minneapolis", the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported.

"Thank you to Lt".

The red shirts read "Cops for Trump" and feature silhouettes of police officer badges and an outline of the state of Minnesota.

KSTP has reached out to Frey's office and Target Center for comment, but has not yet heard back at this time. "I am with you 100%!" the president continued on Twitter.

"Yawn... Welcome to Minneapolis where we pay our bills, we govern with integrity, and we love all of our neighbors", Frey tweeted.

Your letter of this morning on behalf of AEG threatening to terminate the rental contract at the last minute seems to rest on a representation by the City of Minneapolis that, without any apparent backup support, that "additional security and related costs" associated with the rally will be $530,000. Last October's event cost the city of Rochester $76,138, with the campaign paying $26,215 to hold the rally at the Mayo Civic Center.

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