Trump makes final push in battleground states as midterm election nears

Devin Lawrence
November 6, 2018

Hunter and several other Republicans have argued the indictment was a political dirty trick by Democrats, pointing that two of his prosecutors attended a Hillary Clinton fundraiser back in 2016.

He repeated those themes in Georgia, urging voters to "look at what is marching up - that's an invasion".

Both parties have sent in the big guns for this one, with Oprah Winfrey backing Abrams and Trump himself organizing a rally for Kemp on November 4.

But there's a midterm election outcome scenario that is largely being overlooked by the markets.

But Republicans are favored to retain their slight majority in the U.S. Senate, now at two seats, which would let them retain the power to approve U.S. Supreme Court and other judicial nominations on straight party-line votes.

"There should definitively be a strong border, especially for a country like the United States", said Ovanessoff, who emigrated from Iraq.

But analysts say a sharp rise is likely this year, with voters on both left and right energised by such issues as healthcare and immigration.

Trump is telling the caravans to turn back and insisting they will not be allowed in.

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama traded blow after blow as they crossed the country in the final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday's midterm elections.

Democrats have largely resisted excoriating Trump on his words and actions, although he has denounced the party at his political rallies as an angry, risky "mob".

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Winfrey told the crowd that anyone that chose not to vote is ignoring the challenges others had to face. Mr Pence has criticised Ms Abrams for using Ms Winfrey during her campaign.

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Trump and Obama are the most popular figures in their parties, and their appearances on the campaign trail are created to stoke enthusiasm among core supporters in the late stages of a midterm congressional election widely seen as a referendum on Trump's first two years in the White House.

Trump was joined by former University of Georgia football coach Vincent Dooley, who thanked the president for keeping his promises. But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the first nationwide elections of the Trump presidency.

"The press is very much considering it a referendum on me and us as a movement". At least that's what they believe the polls are saying.

Baker's election-day performance should tell us whether this is just a quixotic campaign or if there's really been a shift away from his brand of moderation toward a harder, more Trump-friendly conservatism.

In prepared remarks for a speech Sunday at an interfaith prayer lunch in Chattanooga, Bredesen said Trump will "have plenty of derogatory things to say about me".

The current forecast by CNN Politics sees as most likely outcome Mr Casey retaining his seat and beating Mr Barletta by 16 points. While discussing a potential blue wave, he repeatedly reiterates cliché sports phrases like "you can't win them all" and "if we lose, we have to make it competitive". It wouldn't necessarily be a resounding affirmation of Trump - these are only red states the GOP would be winning - but it would lead to some real, justified soul-searching. He said Mitt Romney, who is running as the Republican Senate candidate in Utah, is an example of a member of Trump's party who could challenge some of the president's populist policies.

"Under Mitch McConnell and Trump, the GOP has already experimented with questionable constitutional manoeuvres, such as extremely strict voter identification laws, leaving a Supreme Court seat purposefully unfilled, militarising the border, government shut-downs and debt default threats to blackmail Democrats, endless filibustering, and so on", he writes. "Trump has hijacked the election", one senior House Republican aide tells Politico. Almost half of GOP state representatives and a quarter of Senate Republicans won't be returning to the Capitol.

Trump has had a busy campaign schedule in the final stretch of the race, with 11 rallies over six days - including two planned Sunday and three Monday in Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.

He plans to spend Election Day conducting get-out-the-vote interviews with local media at the White House, where he is set to watch returns come in.

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