Donald Trump bashes Democrats, predicts midterms wins for Republicans
As President Donald Trump makes his way across the United States in the midterm elections, he is sitting in opposition to the Supreme Court. (Oct. 19)
President Donald Trump capped a three-day western campaign swing Saturday as he started it: Bashing Democrats as "socialists," while talking to Saudi Arabia about the murder of a dissident journalist.
During an airport rally in Elko, Nevada, an increasingly confident Trump predicted that Republicans would surprise
"I like where we stand in the election," Trump said as he echoed arguments he also made in Montana and Arizona over the last two days. "We're gonna win all over."
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During a competing Saturday rally in Las Vegas, former vice president Joe Biden said Trump has weakened United States security by alienating long-time global alliances
American values "are being shredded by a president who's all about himself; It's all about Donald, "Biden said while campaigning for Nevada Democratic Senate candidate Jacky Rosen.
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Trump appeared in Elko on behalf of Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, embattled Republican incumbent facing a tough re-election fight against Rosen.
Maintaining his strident attacks of late Trump denounced Democrats as "an angry, ruthless, unhinged mob." He accused them of backing "radical socialism" on the economy, supporting "open borders" on immigration, and unfairly launching attacks during Supreme Court Justice Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
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"All the Democrats want power," Trump said while predicting success in states like Arizona, Montana, Florida , Missouri, and Nevada.
Just before the rally, Trump took to the Democrats on the immigration issue, even as he continued to attack them Democratic leader Na ncy Pelosi of California.
President Donald Trump, speaking at Montana, praised Rep. Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte who slammed a reporter last year, saying the lawmaker was "my guy."
"If the Democrats would stop working and come together, we could write up and agree to new immigration laws in less than one hour," Trump tweeted. Chuck & Nancy, call me! "
Schumer and Pelosi have said that Trump is the one blocking agent of immigration
One issue Trump did not mention during the rally: The Friday announcement by Saudi Arabia that they had arrested 18 people in connection with the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. They said the journalist, a frequent critic of Saudi leadership, died after a fistfight inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Speaking with reporters after the rally, Trump said he will speak soon with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Trump said, "It's possible."
"I'm not satisfied until we find the answer," he said.
As for sanctioning arms sales, Trump said "that would hurt us far more" than it would Saudi Arabia. Trump spoke before boarding Air Force One and the flight back to Washington, D.C.
Trump of helping the Saudi leadership cover its complicity in the murder Khashoggi, a
Fred Ryan, CEO and publisher of the Post, said Saudi Arabia has repeatedly heard of Khashoggi's disappearance,
"President Trump , Congress and leaders of the civilized world should seek verifiable evidence, "Ryan said.
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