President Donald Trump arrived in Nevada on Saturday afternoon to help Senator Dean Heller collect money in a critical race that will help control the Senate.
Heller is the only Republican senator to be re-elected in a Democrat Hillary Clinton won in 2016. Trump left Air Force One pumping his fist, and Heller was there to greet him.
Trump is in Las Vegas on Saturday to override a fundraiser for Heller. He also holds the keynote speech at the Nevada GOP Convention and holds a separate event to promote tax cuts he signed six months ago.
At least 300 people protested against Trump and the separation of families on the Mexican border along a sidewalk in Las Vegas in front of a casino where the president is supposed to speak.
Hellers race is one of the most consistent Senate races of the year, while Republicans are trying to increase their thin 51