Ivanka Trump says no to socialism at Miami rally

"Today I bring a message from my father: America will never be a socialist country," she told the crowd at the Downtown Miami amphitheater.

Polls show a tight race between Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, in the state. Trump won Florida over Hillary Clinton by just 1.2 percentage points in 2016, which helped propel him to the White House. His inroads with Florida Hispanics have been fueled by his strength with conservative Cuban Americans, a Republican-leaning bloc he has courted throughout his presidency.

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IVANKA TRUMP: Today, I bring a message from my father. America will never be a socialist country. We hope, pray, and work towards the day when the people of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua can seize their magnificent destiny. During his first year in office, President Trump kept his word and canceled the one-sided Obama, Biden deal with the Castro regime.


The Democrat party is not the party they used to be. I look out at this audience and I know just like all across the country, some of you were probably Democrats not too long ago. But you don't recognize what the party has become. Their platform lays out a plan to transform America into a socialist country.