"Actually you just got ROCKED by teens on TikTok who flooded the Trump campaign w/ fake ticket reservations & tricked you into believing a million people wanted your white supremacist open mic enough to pack an arena during COVID Shout out to Zoomers". When you test to that extent, you are going to find more people, find more cases. When the protesters blocked an intersection, a man wearing a Trump shirt got out of a truck and spattered them with pepper spray.
The Trump campaign said entry was on a "first-come-first-served" basis and no one was issued an actual ticket.
Protests outside the event - which saw Black Lives Matter demonstrators face off with supporters of the president - were said to have been largely peaceful, with only a handful of arrests reported by police.
There are multiple groups of demonstrators with varying viewpoints in the area adjacent to the rally, the Tulsa Police Department tweeted Saturday night. Her shirt said, "Impeach this", with an image of Trump extending his middle fingers.
The narrative of a trouble-free campaign event was punctured, however, when the campaign announced just hours before the rally that six members of its Tulsa advance team tested positive for coronavirus.
Merchandise vendors wear masks while selling campaign gear during a rally for U.S. President Donald Trump at the BOK Center, in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, June 20, 2020.
Mr Trump was angry that the cases were made public, according to two White House and campaign officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to speak publicly about private conversations.
The country's racial divide remains a political vulnerability for Trump.
President Trump addresses his walk down the ramp at West Point after addressing graduates at his campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Registering for a rally means you've RSVPed with a cell phone number and we constantly weed out bogus numbers, as we did with tens of thousands at the Tulsa rally, in calculating our possible attendee pool.
In a Twitter post to her 7.3 million followers, AOC appeared to find glee in reports that young anti-Trump activists allegedly reserved tickets online for the Tulsa event, and then failed to attend, preventing genuine Trump supporters from showing up to listen to the president.
The US is the world's worst-hit country, recording more than 2.3 million COVID-19 cases during the outbreak that has so far killed almost 120,000 Americans and put 40 million more out of work.
Some of the flak comes from presidential challenger Joe Biden and other Democrats, but a handful of fellow Republicans - including Trump's former national security advisor John Bolton, who wrote a scathing memoir - have also landed painful blows. The POTUS had said that attendance was expected to be so overwhelming that they would need room for overflow, but that didn't happen. Trump's campaign, for its part, declared that it had received over a million ticket requests.
People from all backgrounds gathered to make their voices heard during Trump's visit to Tulsa. Participants also underwent a temperature check.
Trump said that "Kung Flu", a racist term, is "one of "19 or 20" names that people use to describe COVID-19". "If I'm thinking about Trump, I can't be thinking about this, about a brighter future".