Pence to make swing through New Hampshire on eve of primary

Pence to make swing through New Hampshire on eve of primary
© Greg Nash

Vice President Pence will travel to New Hampshire on Monday, the day before the state's primary election. 

The White House announced Friday that Pence will be participating in a bus tour from Portsmouth and ending in Manchester, N.H.

In Portsmouth, he will attend a “Cops for Trump” event and he will then join President TrumpDonald John TrumpMilitary personnel to handle coronavirus patients at facilities in NYC, New Orleans and Dallas Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort has total of 20 patients: report Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders MORE at his Keep America Great Rally in Manchester. 

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On Thursday, Second Lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PenceUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus Trump says first lady tested negative for coronavirus Secret Service employee tests positive for coronavirus MORE visited Nashua, N.H., where she told supporters "this is going to be a close race," referring to the November general election. 

Democratic presidential candidates are also barnstorming through New Hampshire ahead of the primary on Tuesday. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Schumer: Administration 'must move heaven and earth' to implement new unemployment benefits Biden associates reach out to Holder about VP search MORE (I-Vt.) currently leads most polls, though South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegHuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession The Hill's 12:30 Report: Pence defends response, says Trump never 'belittled' virus threat MORE got a major boost after virtually tying Sanders in this week's caucuses in Iowa, which were marred by inconsistencies in reporting that have cast doubt on the results.

Trump is not expected to face a significant primary challenge. Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshTrump becomes presumptive GOP nominee after sweeping primaries Trump sweeps through mini-Super Tuesday primaries Trump glides to victory in Super Tuesday GOP primaries MORE (R-Ill.) ended his primary bid against Trump on Friday, leaving former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldTrump becomes presumptive GOP nominee after sweeping primaries Trump sweeps through mini-Super Tuesday primaries Trump glides to victory in Super Tuesday GOP primaries MORE as the only Republican primary challenger.