Political leaders make rounds through Michigan, Ohio and Pittsburgh

Trump traveled through Detroit, Michigan Saturday while Pence was in Columbus, Ohio

Trump, Clinton battle it out in 2016's new social media landscape. (AP file)

DETROIT, MI (WKBN) – Donald Trump attended a church service and spoke at Great Faith Ministries International Church in Detroit, Michigan Saturday.

Trump delivered a message about fixing economic hardships and the importance of bridging the gap between elected officials and community members.

His visit was part of his outreach to African American communities, which is typically a Democratic voting bloc.

After speaking at the church, Trump went to visit Doctor Ben Carson’s childhood home. The former Republican presidential candidate said it’s important for people to listen to what Trump has to say. But, not everyone was supportive of Trump’s visit.

The president of the Detroit Branch NAACP wasn’t shy on sharing his feelings about the current Republican nominee, saying that his visit was nothing more than a ruse. Reverend Wendell Anthony’s biggest worry is that you cannot tell who Trump really is or where he stands on many issues.

Meanwhile, Governor Mike Pence made rounds in Columbus, he even tailgated at the Ohio State University game. The Republican vice presidential nominee shook hands and met with voters before the game.

Trump is supposed to make an appearance in the Valley on Monday, but where and when are still to be announced.

His rival Hillary Clinton will also be in northeast Ohio on Monday. She’ll be in Cleveland for a Labor Day festival.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee, Tim Kaine, will start his Monday with current Vice President Joe Biden at the Pittsburgh Labor Day parade.


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