NASHVILLE, Tenn. - From the moment Donald Trump's caravan pulled up he was surrounded by his supporters.
"We're going to turn this country around and make it so strong and wonderful," Trump said as he passed one supporter.
They were remarks he repeated after he made his way to the podium.
"I'll be great for the country cause I'm going to make great deals for our country. We don't win anymore, our country doesn't win anymore," said Trump.
He discussed illegal immigration and repealing the Affordable Care Act. He spent a lot of time talking about his lead in the polls.
"You know this is a movement, folks. This is not even maybe about me, I don't want it to be about me. It's about common sense, it's about doing the right thing," Trump said.
True to Trump form, he spoke for an hour without teleprompters or speech writers and afterwards answered questions about the possibility of running for a third party.
"The Republican party has been treating me very very fairly. All I ask is fairness and I'm leading in every poll by a lot. We're leading in every state by a lot and a lot of things are really happening and in terms of victory, that would certainly be the best path to victory and we're going to make a decision very soon and I think a lot of people are going to be very happy," said Trump.
His visit didn't disappoint his most committed supporters.
"We drove three hours to get here and waited since 2:30," said supporter, Tammy Pickett.
Trump's visit may have been brief, but he believes it made an impact for the Republican party in Nashville.
"When they asked me to be here, I mean they really wanted me here very badly. They told other people they didn't want them," said Trump.
Saturday's event was hosted by the National Federation of Republican Assemblies.