Trump mocked by Democrats in Tampa before speech: New billboard shows Fox News call his 2020 loss

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Donald Trump is appearing before a crowd of young Republican voters in Tampa, Florida on Saturday night – where he will be greeted by a billboard reminding him he lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden.

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Trump is speaking at the second night of Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit, an annual multi-day gathering of MAGA world teens and young adults.

But hours before his appearance, the Democratic National Committee is rolling out a campaign to make sure voters are aware that it was Biden who won the popular vote.

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DailyMail.com got exclusive early access to the billboard campaign, which will debut in Tampa later on Saturday morning. 

A truck with a massive video screen will be driving through the city’s streets displaying the results of the last presidential race, along with a slide of Biden and the caption: ’81 million Americans voted for President Joe Biden (Most votes in history).’

In an added jab at Trump, the data is punctuated by clips from Fox News announcing his loss in November 2020. 

‘Donald Trump, the 45th President in the United States, who stated in this process “I will never give up fighting for you and our nation,” will be denied a second term,’ anchor Martha MacCallum says in one of the clips playing today. ‘That has not happened since 1992’

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Co-anchor Bret Baier says in an earlier clip, ‘The Fox News decision desk can now project that former Vice President Joe Biden will win Pennsylvania and Nevada, putting him over the 270 electoral votes he needs to become the 46th president of the United States.’

The billboard stood across the street from where Trump would be speaking

The billboard stood across the street from where Trump would be speaking

Trump mocked by Democrats in Tampa before speech: New billboard shows Fox News call his 2020 loss 3

The Democratic National Committee is unveiling a mobile billboard on the streets of Tampa that will remind Americans that Donald Trump lost the popular vote to Joe Biden

It will also include a slide with the final Electoral College count and will be out and about hours before Trump speaks at a student summit there

It will also include a slide with the final Electoral College count and will be out and about hours before Trump speaks at a student summit there

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In an added jab, the DNC is playing clips of Trump's former favorite news network, Fox News, announcing his defeat

In an added jab, the DNC is playing clips of Trump’s former favorite news network, Fox News, announcing his defeat

The ex-president and his allies had attacked the right-wing media giant as dishonest and disloyal after it called the race for Biden, apparently feeling betrayed by the normally Trump-friendly network.

It’s happening right in the ex-president’s new home state of Florida, where he has officially resided at his Mar-a-Lago resort since leaving office. 

Trump's appearance at the Turning Point USA Student Action summit will be his second speech in two days after rallying in Arizona on Friday

Trump’s appearance at the Turning Point USA Student Action summit will be his second speech in two days after rallying in Arizona on Friday

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‘Over the last few weeks, we’ve learned just how deep Donald Trump’s conspiracy to overturn the will of 81 million Americans and stop the peaceful transfer of power went — helped along the way by cowardly MAGA Republicans like Kevin McCarthy and Marjorie Taylor Greene,’ DNC spokesman Ammar Moussa told DailyMail.com.

‘The DNC is here to remind the disgraced former president that his MAGA agenda is wildly unpopular with the American people, no matter what tall tales he wants to tell.’ 

While McCarthy is not connected to Turning Point USA’s summit, Georgia Rep. Greene will be making an appearance there on Saturday afternoon.

And Trump’s speech to young conservatives will come at the tail end of a series of hearings put on by the the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot.

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In its first hearing, the panel argued that last year’s riot at the US Capitol was not an unfortunate but unforeseen outbreak of violence but rather Trump and his allies’ ‘last stand’ to stay in power. The eighth hearing on Thursday detailed what Trump did -and did not do – in the 187 minutes between when he told supporters to march on the US Capitol during a rally outside the White House, and when he finally told them to go home.

The DNC mounted a similar campaign with a mobile billboard outside of the Tampa Convention Center on Friday, when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis spoke

The DNC mounted a similar campaign with a mobile billboard outside of the Tampa Convention Center on Friday, when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis spoke 

Hundreds of young Republican voters descended on Tampa for the multi-day event

Hundreds of young Republican voters descended on Tampa for the multi-day event  

Trump has vehemently denied many of the more explosive claims made in the hearings, such as the allegation that he ‘lunged’ for a Secret Service agent’s steering wheel and throat when security refused to drive him to the Capitol with the mob.

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He’s also criticized the panel of lawmakers probing him as the ‘unselect committee’ and has routinely referred to them as ‘thugs’ and ‘hacks.’

That enduring stream of denials and election fraud claims is a focal point of Democrats’ resistance to this weekend’s massive Republican youth event.

Their anti-Trump billboard will likely stand outside of the Tampa Convention Center for a period of time to ensure attendees catch a glimpse.

That’s where another billboard campaign stood the day before, on which Democrats highlighted Republicans’ views on abortion, taxes and 2020.

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‘The MAGA Republican Agenda: Too Extreme And Dangerous for America,’ the message on it read.

The summit in Tampa is Trump’s second event this weekend, after the former president campaigned for Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake on Friday.  

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