Nevada Republicans Whip Up Fears Of California’s Influence

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Trump was lending support for Dean Heller, considered the most vulnerable GOP senator on the November 6 ballot as Republicans hope to retain their Senate majority. He also urged Americans to vote for "jobs not mobs".

He won Nevada in his 2008 and 2012 campaigns, and Democrat Hillary Clinton carried the state by 2 percentage points over Trump in 2016.

U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration was studying a tax cut for middle-income earners that could be rolled out some time around the beginning of November, just before pivotal congressional elections.

Biden, who has said he won't decide until at least next year whether he'll seek the presidency in 2020, has been keeping a presence in early voting states like Nevada. It seemed reminiscent of the time previous year when Trump cracked open the door of bipartisanship with those leaders, who emerged from a White House meeting to say Trump had agreed to work toward a deal on protection young immigrants.

Trump's Nevada visit was aimed at boosting Heller, whose opponent is Rep. Jacky Rosen as Democrats push to regain control of the Senate.

Biden and Rosen rallied with members of Culinary Union 226, which represents about 57,000 housekeepers, bartenders and other workers in the casinos and hotels of the city.

President Donald Trump concluded his three-day tour of Western states with a stop in Nevada on Saturday, telling voters there that Democrats maintain an "extremist immigration agenda" while characterizing the party as an "angry, ruthless, unhinged mob".

Trump claimed there were 6-7,000 people who couldn't get into his rally in Elko.

The President's last rally in the state was in September in Las Vegas, where he shared a stage with Heller and told the crowd about his once-icy relationship with the senator.

He said Republicans were going to win big in the 2018 midterm elections. He focused on warning of the consequences a Democratic victory would have for immigration policy if the party prevailed during the midterms and managed to capture control of the House and Senate. "The Democrats don't care that a flood of illegal immigration will bankrupt our country".

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Republican-held governorships in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Iowa are up for grabs, with the Democratic nominee pulling even or ahead in the polls.

On Friday night, Trump rallied thousands of supporters for GOP Senate candidate Rep. Martha McSally of Arizona.

Trump, trying to hold onto Republicans' narrow 51-49 advantage in the Senate, said a vote for Sinema "is dangerous" because it would empower Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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