It is not only football season, but also campaign season in the swing state of Ohio. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is a common stop for politicians on the campaign trail when it leads them to the Buckeye State.
Presidential nominee Donald Trump visited the Hall of Fame on Wednesday evening prior to speaking in downtown Canton. He was greeted and provided a tour of the museum by Hall of Fame President David Baker.
Trump is the latest of many political candidates who have visited “The Most Inspiring Place on Earth!” Other politicians who’ve dropped by the Hall over the years include John Kerry, Dick Cheney, Joe Biden and Rudy Giuliani.
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