‘This Administration Failed Us’: New Tampa billboards slam Trump ahead of Thursday visit

“We’re delivering a message to voters in Tampa they won’t be able to miss."

‘This Administration Failed Us’: New Tampa billboards slam Trump ahead of Thursday visit
Photo via DNC

New billboards in Tampa are targeting Donald Trump’s COVID-19 response, and they are located directly outside of today's rally at Raymond James Stadium.

This morning, the Democratic National Committee unveiled the new billboards, which read “COVID cases are spiking” in white, followed by giant black lettering that says “This Administration Failed Us.” A digital billboard that is located two miles south of the stadium, while a similar mobile billboard will circle today’s event. 

Both billboards contain a link to IWillVote.com.

click to enlarge ‘This Administration Failed Us’: New Tampa billboards slam Trump ahead of Thursday visit
Photo via DNC


“We’re delivering a message to voters in Tampa they won’t be able to miss: Trump’s failed, incompetent coronavirus response has cost too many Floridians their lives and livelihoods,” said DNC Chair Tom Perez in a statement.

“Even Donald Trump’s own administration admits he’s given up on trying to control the coronavirus -- and to make matters even worse, he’s still trying to take away health coverage, even in the middle of a pandemic. Floridians of every political persuasion will hold him accountable for this record of failure and his years of broken promises by following through on their plan to vote and making him a one-term president.”

Trump’s rally will take place at the north parking lot of Raymond James stadium at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. 

Democratic president candidate Joe Biden will also be in Tampa today. The former Vice President's event will be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds at 6:30 p.m.

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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