Trump to hold campaign rally in Michigan

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNational Archives says it altered Trump signs, other messages in Women's March photo Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Democratic lawmaker dismisses GOP lawsuit threat: 'Take your letter and shove it' MORE will hold a campaign rally in Michigan later this month as he seeks to hang on to a crucial swing state in the 2020 election.

Trump will gather with supporters at the Kellogg Arena, in Battle Creek, Mich. on Dec. 18. The arena seats up to 6,200 people, according to the venue’s website.

“Michigan is booming thanks to President Trump and jobs are coming back to the state,” said Kayleigh McEnany, the Trump campaign’s national press secretary. “President Trump is delivering on his promises, and he looks forward to celebrating those successes with the great men and women of Michigan this Christmas season.” 

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The rally comes as Trump seeks to shore up support in key swing states as the House presses forward with its impeachment investigation into the president’s dealings with Ukraine. Trump held rallies last month in Pennsylvania and Florida, two states he narrowly won in 2016 that were crucial to his victory over Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSupreme Court agrees to hear 'faithless elector' cases Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Climate 'religion' is fueling Australia's wildfires MORE.

Trump won Michigan by just over 10,000 votes, or .3 percent, in 2016 and it is set to be a key battleground next year. Recent polling has flashed warning signs for Trump, indicating that he faces an uphill battle to win reelection in the crucial swing state. 

An Emerson College poll released last month showed the president trailing Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders over handling of feud with Warren On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Sanders defends vote against USMCA | China sees weakest growth in 29 years | Warren praises IRS move on student loans MORE (I-Vt.) by 14 points, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hillicon Valley: Biden calls for revoking tech legal shield | DHS chief 'fully expects' Russia to try to interfere in 2020 | Smaller companies testify against Big Tech 'monopoly power' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball on Sanders-Warren feud: 'Don't play to the pundits, play to voters' MORE by 12 points and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders over handling of feud with Warren On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Sanders defends vote against USMCA | China sees weakest growth in 29 years | Warren praises IRS move on student loans MORE by 8 points. 

The Wolverine State is also home to one of the nation’s tightest Senate races, with Republican John James running to unseat first-term Sen. Gary PetersGary Charles PetersHillicon Valley: Biden calls for revoking tech legal shield | DHS chief 'fully expects' Russia to try to interfere in 2020 | Smaller companies testify against Big Tech 'monopoly power' Bipartisan group of senators introduces legislation to boost state cybersecurity leadership The Hill's Morning Report — President Trump on trial MORE (D). The James campaign did not respond to a request for comment from The Hill regarding if it had received an invitation to join Trump at the rally.

Beyond working to elect himself and James, who has vowed to be a staunch ally of the White House in the Senate, Trump could also target Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashOvernight Defense: Foreign policy takes center stage at Democratic debate | House delivers impeachment articles to Senate | Dems vow to force new vote on Trump's border wall House votes to send impeachment articles to Senate Amash: Trump claim about US embassy threats 'seems to be totally made up' MORE (I-Mich.), whose district contains Battle Creek. 

Amash, a former Republican who made a high-profile defection from the party this year, has been a vocal critic of the president and has said he should be impeached.