Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada

Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Freedom Caucus calls for Congress to work on shutdown through break Democrat previews Mueller questions for Trump’s AG nominee Trump inaugural committee spent ,000 on makeup for aides: report MORE is reportedly slated to attend a high-dollar fundraiser with Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerTrump’s shifting Cabinet to introduce new faces Trump's most memorable insults and nicknames of 2018 Progressive strategist says changing demographics will help Dems MORE (R-Nev.) and Republican House candidate Danny Tarkanian when he travels to Nevada this week.

Tickets for the event scheduled for Friday start at $15,000 per couple and go up to $50,000, according to an invitation obtained by the Nevada Independent. 

The invitation says the event will raise money for Win Nevada, a joint fundraising committee authorized by Heller and Tarkanian's campaigns, as well as the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

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Spokespeople for the NRSC, the NRCC and the White House did not immediately respond to The Hill's requests for comment about the event.

Trump is already set to hold a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday to boost Heller – who is considered the most vulnerable Senate Republican seeking reelection this year – as well as Tarkanian.

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump boasts about checking gas prices while in motorcade: 'You think Hillary Clinton would've done that?' Harry Reid on Iraq War vote: 'It tainted my heart' New Hampshire is ‘must-win’ state for Warren, says veteran political reporter MORE defeated Trump in Nevada by 2 points in 2016, and Democrats see Heller's seat as one of their best pick-up opportunities in the November midterm elections.

Heller is facing a challenge from Rep. Jacky RosenJacklyn (Jacky) Sheryl RosenInflux of women in Congress can improve women’s retirement security Overnight Health Care: DOJ seeks extension in ObamaCare lawsuit due to shutdown | Poll finds voters oppose court ruling against health law Press: White House not only for white males MORE (D-Nev.) and the nonpartisan election handicappers at The Cook Political Report rate the race as a toss up.

Despite publicly criticizing Trump on the campaign trail in 2016, Heller has embraced the president more recently.

Trump last appeared in Nevada to rally for Heller in June. 

Tarkanian is vying against Democrat Susie Lee to replace Rosen in Nevada's 3rd District. Cook rates that race as leaning Democratic.