Trump Jr. campaign event looks for new venue after Montana restaurant declines to host
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A Republican campaign event in Montana featuring President TrumpDonald TrumpSenate rejects attempt to block Biden's Saudi arms sale Crenshaw slams House Freedom Caucus members as 'grifters,' 'performance artists' Senate confirms Biden's nominee to lead Customs and Border Protection MORE's son, Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpCourt orders release of some redacted passages of Mueller report How Trump uses fundraising emails to remain undisputed leader of the GOP Donald Trump Jr. joins Cameo MORE, is reportedly in search of a new venue after a restaurant declined to host the rally. 

Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, an ex-Fox News personality, are scheduled to campaign for Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale in Bozeman, Mont. next week. 

Rosendale had announced on Tuesday that the Midtown Tavern would host an event where Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle would speak. 

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But the manager of the restaurant, Jeff Wilcox, has said that he won't host the rally, according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

“We definitely don’t want to take political sides. That’s never our intention,” Wilcox told the newspaper, adding that the announcement that the Midtown Tavern would host the rally was a miscommunication. 

“That’s just not who we are. We just try to stay politically neutral,” Wilcox said. “We’re a restaurant.”

A spokesman for Rosendale, who is running against Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterDemocrats wrangle to keep climate priorities in spending bill  On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Senators huddle on path forward for SALT deduction in spending bill MORE (D-Mont.) in the general election, told the Daily Chronicle that more than 200 people had reserved tickets for the event and that the campaign is currently looking for a new venue. 
 
The Daily Chronicle noted that Trump Jr. has made a visit to Montana earlier this year to campaign for Rep. Greg GianforteGregory Richard GianforteMontana sees decrease in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations The GOP's moral postmodernism Return to work bonuses were always a scam MORE (R-Mont.). 
 
In addition, the president has made multiple stops in Montana in recent months to campaign for Rosendale. 
 
Earlier this month, President Trump spoke in Billings, Mont., to campaign for Rosendale, and took several shots at his Democratic opponent. 

“Jon Tester will never drain the swamp because he happens to live in the swamp and he loves the swamp,” Trump said. "The problem is he’s never going to vote for me." 

Tester is among the 10 Democratic senators running for reelection in states Trump won in 2016. The nonpartisan Cook Political Report rates the race as "likely" Democrat.