President Trump Rallies in Tennessee to Maintain Republican Grip on Senate

President Trump Rallies in Tennessee to Maintain Republican Grip on Senate

Corker only smiled in response.

Trump dropped the new nickname after knocking Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen as "an absolute tool of Chuck Schumer" in attempt to hype up Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who is looking to take Senator Bob Corker's Tennessee seat.

Blackburn, who served on Trump's transition team, has embraced the president and called herself a "hardcore, card-carrying Tennessee conservative".

The president also talked about tax reform, MS-13, immigration, supporting veterans and even stating yet again that Mexico will fund the southern border wall. They don't want the wall. "They don't want the wall, they want open borders, they're more interested in taking care of criminals than they are of taking care of you - Bredesen donated a lot of money to the campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton".

"I don't want to cause a problem, but in the end, Mexico's gonna pay for the wall", Trump said of his signature campaign promise.

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The president held a similar rally in IN earlier this month, appearing with Republican businessman Mike Braun and ripping Democratic Sen.

"If Bredesen were ever to get elected, he'd do whatever Chuck and Nancy [say]", Trump said.

However, both of Trump's claims tying Pelosi to the gang are false, as a report from the fact-checking service Politifact found that the top House Democrat simply said "calling people animals is not a good thing" and did not mention the gang. Marsha Blackburn and host a rally with his supporters. Corker also greeted Trump at the Nashville airport Tuesday, joined by Blackburn and Sen.

The campaign in Tennessee is among several races crucial to Trump's plans to maintain control of the Senate, where Republicans have a two-seat majority. Blackburn is in her eighth term in the House, representing a western Tennessee district.

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