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Trump to hold rally in Nevada day before state's caucuses

Trump to hold rally in Nevada day before state's caucuses
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE will hold a rally for his reelection campaign in Las Vegas next week, the day before Nevada’s caucuses on Feb. 22.

The Nevada rally is scheduled to take place on Friday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, which can seat 2,500 people.

Trump’s campaign touted the president’s efforts to create jobs in the state, saying in a statement that he “looks forward to celebrating this success and more with the great men and women of Nevada.”

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The rally will take place on the eve of the Feb. 22 caucuses in the Silver State, where several Democrats are duking it out to emerge from the critical contest with a victory. 

A new poll released this week showed Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFormer Sanders press secretary: 'Principal concern' of Biden appointments should be policy DeVos knocks free college push as 'socialist takeover of higher education' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Giuliani denies discussing preemptive pardon with Trump MORE (I-Vt.) leading the pack in Nevada, followed by former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSchwarzenegger says he would 'absolutely' help Biden administration Disney chair says he would consider job in Biden administration if asked Despite veto threat, Congress presses ahead on defense bill MORE (D-Mass.).

Trump, who is in the middle of several campaign events, has often timed his rallies to coincide with Democratic nominating contests. The president held a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, less than a week before the Hawkeye State’s caucuses and held an event in New Hampshire a day before the primary there. 

Trump lost Nevada to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary and Chelsea Clinton to host series based on their book 'Gutsy Women' Democrats see spike in turnout among Asian American, Pacific Islander voters Biden officially announces ex-Obama official Brian Deese as top economic adviser MORE in 2016 by about 2.5 points.