Trump to speak at Mt Rushmore fireworks display Friday night

  • President Donald Trump is set to appear at a fireworks display at Mount Rushmore on Friday before an anticipated crowd of 7,500 people.
  • Masks will not be required for attendees, and social distancing will not be enforced, according to Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota
  • Health experts expressed concern that the event could put the community at risk from the coronavirus.
  • A former superintendent of the memorial and a local wildfire expert also said the fireworks could spark a wildfire in the surrounding forest if there are particularly dry conditions.