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Trump Jokes That He Doesn't Care About His Supporters, He 'Just Wants' Their Votes Amid Scorching Rally Temps

Donald Trump stood in 100 degree temperatures in Las Vegas and joked he only wants his supporters' votes and he doesn't actually care if they drop dead.

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On Sunday, former Republican President Donald Trump told his MAGA minions not to leave early from his outdoor Las Vegas rally where temperatures reached 102° F (39° C).

But he added his concern was only for their ability to vote for him in November, not surviving the heat.

Trump told attendees:

"By the way, isn't the breeze nice. Do you feel the breeze?"
"I don't want anybody going on me. We need every voter."
"I don't care about you. I just want your vote. I don't care."

You can see Trump make the comments here:

Trump followed up by lamenting over how his poor choice of words would be received and reported.

Trump's belief his quip wouldn't be viewed favorably proved accurate.








At a Thursday MAGA rally in Arizona, temperatures exceeded 110° F (43° C) causing some Trump supporters to collapse.

So on Sunday in Las Vegas, the President turned convicted felon assured the crowd people were ready to prop them back up if they succumbed to the heat.

He said:

"It's 110, but it doesn't feel it to me, right. So, we'll stay out here for a little while. If anybody gets tired, you'll let me know."
"And if anybody goes down, if you start going down, we have people they'll pick you up right away. They'll throw water."