Trump to hold Nashville rally amid efforts to boost GOP Senate hopeful

Trump to hold Nashville rally amid efforts to boost GOP Senate hopeful
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump marks 'very sad milestone' of 100K coronavirus deaths DOJ: George Floyd death investigation a 'top priority' Lifting our voices — and votes MORE is set to rally voters in Nashville later this month, his campaign announced Saturday.

The May 29 "Make America Great Again rally" will seek to deliver a boost to GOP Senate hopeful, Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnSunday shows preview: States begin to reopen even as some areas in US see case counts increase Commerce Department cracks down on Huawei's access to chips Senate approves bill to sanction China over Uighur rights MORE (R-Tenn.), who is running to replace Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerRomney is only GOP senator not on new White House coronavirus task force McConnell, Romney vie for influence over Trump's trial RNC says ex-Trump ambassador nominee's efforts 'to link future contributions to an official action' were 'inappropriate' MORE (R-Tenn.) when he retires next year.

"The President looks forward to being with patriotic Tennesseans once again as he celebrates this booming economy that’s helping families throughout the state thanks to his historic tax cuts and job-creating policies," Trump campaign CEO Michael Glassner said in a statement announcing the rally.


The Tennesseean newspaper previously reported that Trump will headline a pricey fundraiser for Blackburn.

Tickets for a private roundtable with the president are going for $44,300 per couple, a private photo reception will cost $10,800 per couple and a general reception is going for $2,700 per couple.

Trump has made several stops to campaign for Republican congressional candidates in recent months, including Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Blackburn is running a tight race against Tennessee's former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen.

Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr. hits Howard Stern for going 'establishment,' 'acting like Hillary' Trump Jr., GOP senator lash out at Facebook for taking down protest pages on stay-at-home orders Trump jokes he'll 'look into' pardon for 'Tiger King' after asked by reporter at virus briefing MORE, will also travel to Charleston, W.Va., on June 5 to campaign on behalf of Patrick Morrisey, who is challenging Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinDemocratic unity starts to crack in coronavirus liability reform fight Stakes high for Collins in coronavirus relief standoff The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Surgeon General stresses need to invest much more in public health infrastructure, during and after COVID-19; Fauci hopeful vaccine could be deployed in December MORE (D-W.Va.) for his seat in the November elections.