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 TrumpBusiness, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth 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 BlackburnThe evolution of Taylor Swift's political activism Kellyanne Conway responds to Taylor Swift criticism by invoking pop star's lyrics Is there internet life after thirty? MORE (R-Tenn.), who is running to replace Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerTrump announces, endorses ambassador to Japan's Tennessee Senate bid Meet the key Senate player in GOP fight over Saudi Arabia Trump says he's 'very happy' some GOP senators have 'gone on to greener pastures' 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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico 2020 is not a family affair, for a change Pompeo jokes about speaking at Trump hotel: 'The guy who owns it' is 'going to be successful' 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) ManchinThe Hill's Morning Report - What is Trump's next move on Iran? Prospects for Trump gun deal grow dimmer The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation MORE (D-W.Va.) for his seat in the November elections.