President Trump Rallies in Tennessee to Maintain Republican Grip on Senate

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned his supporters against being “complacent” this fall, asking voters to send more Republicans to Congress while crediting Democrats with “sticking together” to oppose his agenda.

Trump traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, as he steps up his efforts to stop Democrats aiming to regain control of the House or Senate — if not both.

“We need Marsha in the Senate to continue the amazing progress and work that we’ve done over the last year and a half,” Trump said of Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who’s running for a Senate seat. “To keep on winning, you have to vote Republican in November.”

Trump also headlined a fundraiser for Blackburn, who is expected to face Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen to replace Republican Sen. Bob Corker, who is retiring. The Tennessee campaign is among several races crucial to Trump’s plans to maintain control of the Senate, where Republicans are defending a narrow two-seat majority.

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