President Trump in Reno for American Legion speech

LAS VEGAS -  President Donald Trump is in northern Nevada.

Trump flew in Wednesday morning to Reno to address the American Legion's national convention at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

He landed at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport just before 10:30 a.m.

Trump was greeted on the tarmac by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, among others.

At the convention, Trump said that those in uniform came from "different backgrounds" and "all different walks of life."

He said that the members are all "on one team" and that the citizens throughout the nation should try to emulate their behavior.

Trump's pitch for unity in Reno stands in stark contrast to his angry, divisive remarks the night before at a campaign rally in Phoenix. During that meandering speech, Trump attacked fellow Republicans and went on a lengthy diatribe against the news media.

Outside the convention center, there was no sign of violence among the crowd of about 50 supporters of the president and the 300 or so anti-Trump protesters.

An officer directed the people to separate into opposite corners. The officer said that this way, "everybody can get their message out peacefully."

Trump is scheduled to return to Washington after this visit.

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