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On-again, off-again Trump speech in Phoenix is back on

After his campaign announced a change in topic, and then called off the event, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted that he'll appear in Phoenix on Wednesday to make a "major speech" about illegal immigration. The event at the Phoenix Convention Center is now listed on the Republican's campaign website.

The speech is scheduled for 6 p.m.; doors will open at 3 p.m.

Trump had been scheduled to hold a campaign rally in Phoenix. Last Friday, his campaign cancelled that event. Later in the day, Trump tweeted that he would make an appearance in Arizona on Wednesday.

Over the weekend, his campaign did not respond to requests for clarification about the event. Sunday evening, Trump tweeted that he would "be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona."

"Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump tweeted.

The speech will be held in the lower level of the West Building of the Phoenix Convention Center. That level of the facility features six exhibit halls of varying sizes.

The on-again, off-again speech was finally included on the Republican's campaign itinerary Monday afternoon. The only Trump event that had been listed for the week was a Tuesday-night rally in Everett, Wash.

Trump had been slated to hold a rally Wednesday at a hotel in downtown Phoenix, his campaign announced last week. Earlier in the week, his campaign had said that the Republican would be making a policy speech about immigration — a topic that Trump has been sending mixed messages on over the past week, with some accusing him of "softening" his hard-line stance as he outlined policies that were essentially a continuation of the Obama administration's approach.

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Then the campaign said that Trump would hold a Republican "unity" event the day after Arizona's primary election.

Friday afternoon, a campaign spokesman said that the event had been cancelled entirely.

Just a couple of hours later, Trump tweeted that he "Will be in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday. Changing venue to much larger one. Demand is unreal. Polls looking great! #ImWithYou."

Trump called off other events over the past week, including a scheduled rally in Las Vegas, and a public event in Colorado.

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton led Trump in the latest poll of Arizona voters, although her one-point lead was inside the margin of error. Other recent polls showed Clinton slightly leading in what has been a reliably Republican state for presidential candidates since Bill Clinton won Arizona in his 1996 re-election. One other recent poll showed Trump up by a few points, but well within the margin of error for the poll.

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Trump shakes hands with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a March rally in Fountain Hills, Ariz.