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Trump Addresses Thousands of Supporters in Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — The polls open for Pennsylvania’s primary election in eight hours and Donald Trump made the Wilkes-Barre area his last campa...
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WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP -- The polls open for Pennsylvania's primary election in eight hours and Donald Trump made the Wilkes-Barre area his last campaign stop in the state.

Trump addressed a crowd of supporters at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township, and the place was packed. There were quite a few people left outside who were disappointed to miss Trump's talk.

More than 10,000 people packed inside the arena as Trump spoke for almost an hour. His speech covered about everything ranging from the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania to building the wall and even pointing out some not-so-flattering things about opponents Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

Trump made sure to touch on the local issues affecting people in Pennsylvania with the help of his son.

"He said, ‘Dad, make sure you mention natural gas that we're 100 behind it and coal.’ We're 100 percent. We're going to bring them back and bring them back like never before," Trump said.

Trump also stuck to many of his talking points.

“It could be a great Trojan Horse. We'll build a wall. Don't worry about it, man. That wall is going to get built."

"He has stayed on a steady path and meant what he's said from day one," said Nicole Trevaskis of Shavertown.

A lot of the talk among the supporters inside had to do with Pennsylvania’s delegate system, where only 17 of the 71 delegates are bound to the primary results. The rest can vote for whomever they want.

“You have this thing with the delegates. It’s ridiculous, and you have to go out and get your beautiful delegate card, and you have to vote for your delegates. It’s crazy. It’d be nice if you could just go out and vote,” Trump said.

“I’ve always been politically active, and this one is very different. It’s totally different and with the way the delegate issue coming up, it’s just very different,” said Nina Roppa of Shavertown.

“It wasn't explained well, and people were very confused. And I think a lot of people thought if they voted for Trump, that was it. I've gone door to door and people didn't realize that," said Myrna Foulke of West Hazleton.

As people walked out of the arena, volunteers were handing out delegate cards, listing which delegates would support Trump at the GOP Convention in Cleveland in July.