Donald Trump to appear in Raleigh July 5, sources say

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Donald Trump will return to North Carolina July 5 with a campaign stop in Raleigh, sources tell CBS North Carolina.

According to a senior North Carolina Republican, Trump is expected to appear hours after Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama finish a rally in Charlotte.

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The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Sources say Trump will address national security developments and say Clinton’s presidency would be the same as an Obama third term.

Sources indicate the campaign will address major national security developments as well as begin to prosecute Clintons election as Obamas 3rd term.

Trump chose to return to North Carolina due to the heavy military presence and not because simply because Clinton and Obama are appearing together in Charlotte, the source said.

This would be Trump’s fifth stop in the state since he began his campaign.

His visit to Fayetteville ended in controversy. A supporter, John McGraw is accused of punching protestor, Rakeem Jones. Five police officer did not arrest McGraw, but picked Jones off the floor and escorted him out of the event. McGraw was later arrested and the officers were suspended briefly without pay. Three of them were demoted.

A total of 12 people were arrested during his June 14 stop in Greensboro.

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