Trump Tweets, Then Deletes, Endorsement of Wrong Candidate

Bill Clark  CQ-Roll Call Group

The president already stumped for Republicans this week in Florida and Pennsylvania. Troy Balderson, the GOP candidate running in a special election this coming Tuesday.

Though boisterous and bellicose, Trump steered clear of the trouble he stirred up the night before when he blasted one of Ohio's favorite sons, LeBron James on Twitter, questioning James' intelligence. Pat Tiberi, who left Congress before his term was up.

Trump is set to hold a rally in OH this weekend for congressional candidate in the state, Troy Balderson.

Murphy's observations are nothing new, considering many Republicans have criticized Donald Trump - his trade policies in particular - and considering GOP members who have had the courage to stand up to Trump have had their careers "destroyed" by the POTUS, by his own admission.

He also brought on-stage Freedom Caucus member and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, who praised the president on his leadership and accomplishments, amid cheers from the crowd saying "speaker of the house".

Hundreds of people are slowly making their way into an OH high school ahead of a rally headlined by President Donald Trump.

According to Axios, GOP operatives believe a Trump appearance can be helpful at drawing out enthusiastic voters, but that his rambling self-referential speeches overshadow his endorsement of the candidate.

Truck driver and Trump supporter Rob LaPat is attending his first Trump rally.

Hundreds of people are slowly making their way into an the high school for the rally and a few dozen protesters are lined along a walkway outside the school holding signs that say "Impeach 45" and "Real News Fake President". "The President?' He said, 'No, I didn't, '" Kasich responded.

President Donald Trump is seizing on the prospect of Democrat Nancy Pelosi becoming House speaker again as he makes his pitch for Republican candidates.

The Ohio rally was Trump's third of the week and he has pledged to accelerate his pace further as the midterms approach.

Kasich told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that the special congressional election Tuesday in a district that Trump won by double digits is surprising close. The seat was vacated by Republican Rep.



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