Trump’s Omaha rally compared to Fyre Festival after hundreds left stranded in near-freezing temperatures

Nicole Lyn Pesce
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Trump’s Omaha rally compared to Fyre Festival after hundreds left stranded in near-freezing temperatures
Trump’s Omaha rally compared to Fyre Festival after hundreds left stranded in near-freezing temperatures

Thousands of people showed up to President Trump’s campaign rally at Omaha, Nebraska’s Eppley Airfield on Tuesday night. Fyre Fest was the Bahamian retreat backed by Ja Rule and billed as a luxury Coachella in the Caribbean — but it became a media firestorm in late April 2017 after hundreds of ticket holders expecting a luxury experience on a private island arrived to find sodden FEMA tents on a construction site that was serving what looked like a Kraft single slapped on two pieces of white toast.