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"Make America Great Again" rally held in Eagle RiverSubmitted: 04/30/2017

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EAGLE RIVER - President Donald Trump's 100th day in office got a lot of people talking.

"The American people voted for this," said Kim Simac, founder of the Northwoods Patriots. "I think we as Americans together should try to give it a chance to work."

Simac and several others hosted the "Make America Great Again Rally" on Saturday at the AMSOIL Eagle River Derby Track.


"We want things to be great in America. We just wanted to appreciate the fact that that's where we hope we're going," said Simac.

Dozens of people gathered to celebrate President Trump's 100th day in office.

Many said his accomplishments like the confirmation Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch are obvious.
Carol Cady from Arbor Vitae said the President's upfront personality is also something to appreciate.

"He has been so transparent with people," said Cady. "We know every minute of what's going on."

When asked what Cady thought of President Trump not releasing his tax returns, Cady said that's not relevant.
"That has nothing to do with [it]," said Cady. "Let's get tax reform for American's…for people like me."

Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazlehurst) was also at the rally. He was one of several speakers.

"I think the hundred day's thing is over blown a little bit," said Tiffany.

He also spoke about the next election and how critical that time is.

"That's when the voters decide, 'Do we like the direction our state or country [is] going in?'" said Tiffany. "Perhaps President Trump not having been in the political sphere in his life has [made him] a little bit surprised at how slow things move."

Even though certain campaign promises like the removal of Obamacare within his first hundred days haven't happened, those who support President Trump hope others will give him a chance.

"Up here in the Northwoods, people like the direction the country is headed in right now. We're all willing to give it a chance," said Simac.


Story By: Allie Herrera

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