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Trump Makes Stop in Hershey for Thank You Tour

HERSHEY — The next President of the United States made a stop in Hershey Thursday. This was Donald trump’s first time back in the Keystone state sin...

HERSHEY -- The next President of the United States made a stop in Hershey Thursday. This was Donald trump's first time back in the Keystone state since winning the Presidential election.

Thursday's rally was part of his thank you tour.

President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to thank each and every person who voted for him.

"Merry Christmas everybody, Merry Christmas! I'm here today for one main reason to say thank you to the incredible people of Pennsylvania, thank you, thank you!" exclaimed the President-elect.

Thousands of people filled the Giant Center in Hershey to hear what President-elect Trump had to say on his thank-you tour.

Some traveled for hours and stood in line in frigid temperatures to hear Trump speak, including many from northeastern and central Pennsylvania.

"We thought it was important to bring our kids, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity for them so we pulled them out of school just for this today," said Jennifer Shrack of Avis.

"I'm just really proud of Pennsylvania and I just wanted to be part of it, I wanted to be part of the fun and the excitement of it all," commented Shanon Cook of Jersey Shore.

Supporters called this rally a celebration.

"Not only did Pennsylvania take him over the top but Schuylkill County, our very own Schuylkill County had the highest percentage of flips from democrat to republican in the entire state," said Janice Johnston of Frackville.

Trump talked about rebuilding the military, lowering taxes, and bringing back jobs. He promised the crowd he will 'never let them down.'

"The patriots in this arena tonight stood up for themselves and their families and showed the world that the American people still run our country," added Lisa Sprenkel of Sunbury.

Trump's thank you tour is not over yet. The President-elect plans to visit Florida and Alabama in the coming days.