Trump campaigns in Nashville for Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn

Minnie Murray
May 30, 2018

Net neutrality foe Marsha Blackburn's quest for a US Senate seat got a plug yesterday from President Donald Trump, who endorsed Blackburn at a campaign rally where he also criticized his various enemies, including "Crooked Hillary".

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, is vying to win the seat, which is up for grabs with Republican Sen. "They are very dishonest people who don't "get" me, and never did!" "Who is he?" Trump said of Bredesen. He's an absolute, total tool of [Senate Minority Leader] Chuck Schumer.

Bredesen was governor of Tennessee from 2003 to 2011 and was previously the mayor of Nashville. Bredesen has a small lead in some polls, but the race appears to be a toss-up.

A soggy forecast Tuesday for Nashville may dampen the long lines expected again.

Trump said that Bredesen donated money in previous elections to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, drawing boos from the Republican crowd.

Trump added that Sen.

"We did it and we did the right thing", said Trump.

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It was a new moniker for the House minority leader, and Trump doubled down on controversial comments he'd made earlier this month about the drug gang.

"They're not human beings", he said, before leading the crowd in an "animals!" chant. "We need Marsha in the Senate to continue the awesome progress and work that we've done over the past year and a half".

"What was the name?" he asked. Recent polling has shown them neck-and-neck in a state that voted for Mr. Trump by 16 points.

The president's visit comes as Republicans are trying to maintain control of the House and Senate, where the GOP holds a slim 51-49 majority. He has recently hit the road to rail against endangered Senate Democrats, including Indiana's Joe Donnelly and West Virginia's Joe Manchin.

"President Trump used the word animals, I'm going to use the word liar", Ruhle said.

He blamed the Mexican government for a recent caravan of Central American migrants who arrived at the United States border seeking asylum. "They do absolutely nothing to stop people from going through Mexico, from Honduras and all these other countries". They're going to enjoy it.

Tuesday night in Nashville was one to remember. Not now, not ever. "Sincerely, Mexico (all of us)", Pena Nieto wrote in English.

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