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Trump Jr. prepares to hit the campaign trail ahead of midterms

Trump Jr. prepares to hit the campaign trail ahead of midterms

President TrumpDonald TrumpCaitlyn Jenner says election was not 'stolen,' calls Biden 'our president' Overnight Health Care: FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for adolescents | Biden administration reverses limits on LGBTQ health protections Overnight Defense: US fires 30 warning shots at Iranian boats | Kabul attack heightens fears of Afghan women's fates | Democratic Party leaders push Biden on rejoining Iran deal MORE's eldest son Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpTrump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball Trump: 'I can't imagine' any Republican would beat me in 2024 primary if I run Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged MORE is preparing to hit the campaign trail for Republican candidates ahead of the November midterm elections.

A source close to Trump Jr. says he plans to hold rallies and fundraisers for Republicans, particularly in states and districts where the president’s approval ratings are high.

Axios first reported on Trump Jr.’s plans.

Among Trump Jr.’s early targets ahead of the midterms are several Democratic senators up for reelection in states his father won in 2016: Sens. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinManchin, Biden huddle amid talk of breaking up T package Biden to go one-on-one with Manchin There will be no new immigration law under Biden, unless he changes course MORE (W.Va.), Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterAmericans for Prosperity launches campaign targeting six Democrats to oppose ending filibuster Overnight Defense: Gillibrand makes new push for military sexual assault reform | US troops begin leaving Afghanistan | Biden budget delay pushes back annual defense policy bill Gillibrand makes new push for military sexual assault reform MORE (Mont.), Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillDemings asked about Senate run after sparring with Jordan on police funding Republicans fret over divisive candidates Greitens Senate bid creates headache for GOP MORE (Mo.) and Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyRepublicans fret over divisive candidates Everybody wants Joe Manchin Centrist Democrats pose major problem for progressives MORE (Ind.).

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On Tuesday night, Trump Jr. called West Virginia Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey (R) to congratulate him on his primary election victory. West Virginia might be the first stop on Trump Jr.’s campaign tour.

“There are few people who have a more visceral connection with the GOP base than Don Jr. and he is going to be instrumental in helping to turn them out to vote in November,” a source close to Trump Jr. told The Hill.

Trump Jr. is also adding to his staff ahead of the midterms push. GOP operative Andy Surabian has joined his team and will serve as a political adviser and communications strategist. Surabian is a Trump campaign veteran who also served in the White House as an aide to former chief strategist Stephen Bannon.