Twitter users mock the president for booking a modest arena instead of a large stadium for his Ted Cruz event.
Having promised the biggest stadium in Texas for his Ted Cruz rally, Trump is instead delivering the third-largest event space in the NRG Park complex.
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 16, 2018
BREAKING: Trump declares NRG Arena to be the largest in Texas.
— Richard Frankel (@frankelrichard1) October 15, 2018
— Scott Beggs (@scottmbeggs) October 16, 2018
— pollyd (@TheDesignerd) October 16, 2018
It's not even in the Top 5 for Houston.
— Sean O'Leary (@stholeary) October 16, 2018
The facility serves as the primary horse competition facility for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. So appropriate given the amount of ______________ that will be spewed. pic.twitter.com/supTmnyLVL
— An Old Dog (@carpediembud) October 15, 2018
If that little venue in Houston is the biggest stadium Trump could find, he needs to add blindness to those bone spurs already on his list. https://t.co/FoLD9OMh2n
— Harold Cook (@HCookAustin) October 16, 2018
@realDonaldTrump Not only did you not get the biggest stadium in Texas, you didn’t even get the biggest venue in Houston. BTW….Houston overwhelmingly voted for Hillary Clinton. ???? #BetoForTexas https://t.co/beC3DgCSVx
— Reba Strickland (@reba_strickland) October 16, 2018
— RickyRay ? (@RickyRayinGA) October 15, 2018
The “biggest stadium in Texas” is Kyle Field, which seats 102,733.
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium seats 100,119
AT&T Stadium seats 100,000
NRG Stadium seats 71,995.
The Trump/Cruz rally will be held at NRG Arena, which seats only 8,000. ??? https://t.co/1pbxc1DSzF
— Facts Do Matter (@WilDonnelly) October 16, 2018
Seats 8,000 pic.twitter.com/qrUx3QSnFM
— jookyhc (@jookyhc) October 16, 2018
There are 50+ high school stadiums that are bigger: https://t.co/gu923dzVte
— Phil (@phillip_wu) October 16, 2018