President Trump to speak before fireworks ceremony at Mount Rushmore

June 26, 2020 GMT

President Donald Trump, Gov. Kristi Noem and Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt will speak before the fireworks show on July 3 at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Governor’s Office said today.

Ian Fury, communications director for the Governor’s Office, told the Journal that Trump is expected to arrive in western South Dakota around 7:30 p.m. that Friday.

The president, Gov. Noem and Bernhardt are scheduled to speak between 8 and 10 p.m. with the fireworks show to follow.

Fury said more information could not be released at this time for security reasons.