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President Trump attends fundraiser, applauds oil & gas industry during visit to West Texas

President Donald Trump will be in West Texas on Wednesday for a fundraiser and a visit to a local oil rig.
President Donald Trump will be in West Texas on Wednesday for a fundraiser and a visit to a local oil rig.(CBS7)
Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 5:56 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - President Donald Trump has arrived in West Texas to attend a fundraiser and visit an oil rig.

The president is expected to arrive at the Midland International Air and Space Port around 11:30 a.m.

Spectators will not be allowed to watch Air Force One arrive and department at MAF.

President Trump Arrives in West Texas

TRUMP IN WEST TEXAS: President Trump is set to arrive at MAF aboard Air Force One.

Posted by CBS7 News on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

From there, he’ll head to Odessa for a fundraising committee luncheon that is closed to the public. Tickets to the luncheon sold for $2,800, a photo-op with President Trump went for $50,000, and a seat at a round table with the president cost $100,000.

The City of Odessa has released traffic plans for the president’s visit here.

Shane Battis gives us a look outside the Double Eagle Energy Oil Rig.

Posted by CBS7 News on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

After the luncheon, President Trump will head towards Midland, where he will tour an oil rig owned by Double Eagle Energy.

TRUMP IN WEST TEXAS: President Donald Trump tours an oil rig.

TRUMP IN WEST TEXAS: President Trump speaks in support of the oil and gas industry at a Double Eagle Energy oil rig in Midland.

Posted by CBS7 News on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

He is expected to depart on Air Force One around 4:25 p.m.

We will have LIVE coverage of the President’s Visit to West Texas throughout the day Wednesday on CBS7, CBS7.com and the CBS7 News Facebook page.

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