Former President Barack Obama's national campaign tour to boost Democratic candidates takes an unusual path Sunday with an IN rally for Sen.
Trump flew to West Virginia and IN for campaign rallies, with more planned on the weekend and Monday. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., who faces a stiff challenge from Republican businessman Mike Braun. Obama will then head to Chicago to campaign with J.B. Pritzker, the frontrunner in the IL governor's race.
The video alleges without evidence that Democrats were responsible for allowing Luis Bracamontes into the U.S. Bracamontes, a twice-deported immigrant from Mexico, was sentenced to death in California for the 2014 killings of two police officers.
Trump has punched back, accusing Obama of leaving behind a trail of broken promises on trade, the economic recovery and a promise during his presidency that patients could keep their doctors under his health care law.
Trump is not on any ballot Tuesday, but has often said his policies and assessment of his 22-month White House performance are at stake, as US voters elect all 435 members of the House of Representatives and a third of the 100-member Senate.
United States voters go to the polls Tuesday, two years after the Trump election to pick a new Congress, with Trump and both parties putting out all campaigning effort.
Obama's appearance in Gary was sandwiched between Trump's trips to in on Friday and Monday to help Braun. He angered some Democrats by embracing some of Trump's priorities, including a border wall with Mexico.
President Trump has tried to shore up his party's Achilles heel, tweeting that Republicans would do a better job at protecting Americans with preexisting conditions.
This year, the pensioner is in favor and is the most wanted figure of the Democratic Party, in the absence of a natural leader.
The calls impersonated media mogul Oprah Winfrey, who earlier this week campaigned with Abrams, and also featured anti-Semitic language, according to audio of the call heard by Reuters.
He explained his reemergence at a Georgia rally in support of Stacey Abrams, who is seeking to be the first black female governor of any U.S. state.
Trump said Winfrey was a friend of his until he ran for president but he is now urging Georgia voters to listen to his endorsement instead of hers.
"There's a tradition that presidents have a press conference the day after a midterm election to give their take on it", said New York Times reporter Michael Shear.
Democrat Andrew Gillum has had a small, but consistent lead in that race - and Gillum may even be helping incumbent Democratic Sen.
Should they take the House, Democrats are already plotting to reopen the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Trump said on Twitter early Saturday.
As Reagan White House aide and American Values President Gary Bauer asks rhetorically, "When the rabbi says this is a side of the president America hasn't seen, I thought to myself, 'Why is that?'" Trump has also announced plans to try to end the constitutionally protected right of birthright citizenship for all children born in the U.S. Since 1946, the party that controls the White House has lost an average of 25 seats in midterm elections. "Nobody would have believed that", he said.
Ronna Romney McDaniel, chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks at the Indiana Republican Party Fall Dinner in Indianapolis, Oct. 12, 2018.
Galdieri said Republican voters look likely to turn out at their usual midterm levels.
But in order to make changes moving forward, Democrats must do more than just take back the House, they must do well in gubernatorial races and in the battle for state legislatures across the country.
But Trump said at the White House Friday the USA won't be firing on the migrants. And he questioned Trump's decision to eliminate the role of cybersecurity coordinator on the National Security Council.
"Barbed wire used properly can be a lovely sight", Trump said of military troops installing some along the border in another example of his sharper and sharper rhetoric as Election Day nears.
It's a sign of tribal divisions that are driving much of what has happened in the 2018 campaign, and voters will resolve what remains to be seen - the outcome.