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Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada

Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada
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President TrumpDonald TrumpDC goes to the dogs — Major and Champ, that is Biden on refugee cap: 'We couldn't do two things at once' Taylor Greene defends 'America First' effort, pushes back on critics MORE is reportedly slated to attend a high-dollar fundraiser with Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerOn The Trail: Democrats plan to hammer Trump on Social Security, Medicare Lobbying World Democrats spend big to put Senate in play 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 ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' 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 RosenBipartisan Senate proposal would grant million to minority businesses Fighting cybercrime begins in the classroom Democratic senators call on CDC to boost accessibility of vaccine scheduling for seniors 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.