Trump, Biden Campaign On Opposite Sides Of Nevada Senate Race

Glen Mclaughlin
October 22, 2018

The President, in an effort to galvanize voters ahead of next month's midterm elections, held one of his signature Make America Great Again rallies in Elko, Nevada, where he sought to outline the differences between the GOP and Democrats, particularly on the issue of immigration. "It's bigger than politics", Biden said.

The United States was founded "on an idea, the American idea, basic fundamental decency, and it's being shredded", Biden said at the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, according to The Hill.

Trump mentioned the proposed tax cut in the same week the US government ended the 2018 fiscal year with a $779 billion deficit, the Treasury Department said on Monday, as previous Republican-led tax cuts squeezed revenues.

"Democrats want the caravan, they like the caravan", he said, accusing Democrats of wanting to give welfare and health care to illegal immigrants.

Given that the Presidential percentage is more theoretical in nature, what does actual polling data (or in the case of nonpartisan primaries in California and Washington State, primary election data) say?

Moderately vulnerable: a House Republican represents a district that voted between 50-55% for President Trump in 2016 (or a Democrat representing a district President Trump carried with a plurality of the vote).

American values, "are being shredded", Biden said.

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During his gaggle with reporters on Saturday, Trump also addressed the controversy surrounding the disappearance and death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who entered - but never reemerged - from the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Under the new GOP law, those cuts expire after a decade.

The country's immigration system has long vexed politicians from both parties, and Republicans themselves have torpedoed near-compromises in recent years.

Biden traveled to Nevada to boost support for Democrats in the state - including Rep. Jacky Rosen, who is running for the US Senate seat held by Republican Sen. But Heller has since become an ally of the president, who has made two fundraising stops for him in Nevada this year already. But Congress is on the ticket and I try and tell my people - "that's the same thing as me in a sense".

Heller and Rosen held their first and only debate of the campaign on Friday.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was greeted with cold comments by protestors as she was in South Florida for a campaign stop. It seemed reminiscent of the time past 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. Kamala Harris announced legislation aimed at providing tax breaks for low- and middle-income individuals. But no agreement came to pass.

President Donald Trump is wrapping up a visit to Western states with a campaign rally later Saturday in rural Elko, Nevada.

Other reports by MaliBehiribAe

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