Trump to hold rally in Ohio next Tuesday

Trump to hold rally in Ohio next Tuesday
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President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-Trump lawyer Cohen to pen forward for impeachment book Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again Man known as 'QAnon Shaman' asks Trump for pardon after storming Capitol MORE is scheduled to hold a campaign rally in Ohio next Tuesday in the wake of Senate Republicans hitting a major roadblock in their ObamaCare repeal efforts.

Trump is set to appear at a rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown at 7 p.m. on July 25. He has already held a number of campaign-style rallies since his election in November.

The event announced Tuesday will come a week after several Senate Republicans announced they will not support moving forward on a repeal-only plan for ObamaCare, effectively killing leadership's backup plan after repeal-and-replace legislation also failed to garner the necessary support.

Trump vented frustration about the stalemate in the Senate in on-camera remarks on Tuesday.

“I think we're probably in that position where we'll let ObamaCare fail,” Trump told reporters in the Roosevelt Room.

“We're not going to own it. I'm not going to own it. I can tell you the Republicans are not going to own it. We'll let ObamaCare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us.”

Trump’s family is also embroiled in an ongoing controversy related to the Russian hacking investigation amid revelations that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign who promised damaging information about Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCan Biden encompass the opposition he embodied? Disney silent on Trump status in Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Biden has an opportunity to win over conservative Christians MORE.

Trump has defended his son for taking the meeting, tweeting, “Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That’s politics!”

Trump and the White House have sought to redirect the focus on issues like trade, which was a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, and on Monday kicked off “Made in America Week” to promote products made in the country.

The president may seek to use his Ohio rally as another chance to redirect the political conversation.