Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada

Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency White House fires DHS general counsel: report Trump to cap California trip with visit to the border MORE is reportedly slated to attend a high-dollar fundraiser with Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerThis week: Barr back in hot seat over Mueller report Trump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Trump picks ex-oil lobbyist David Bernhardt for Interior secretary 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 ClintonGOP struggles with retirement wave Overnight Energy: Trump to revoke California's tailpipe waiver | Democrats propose bill to revoke Trump endangered species rollback | Trump officials finalize rule allowing fewer inspectors at pork plants Mark Mellman: The most important moment in history? 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 RosenHillicon Valley: Trump seeks review of Pentagon cloud-computing contract | FTC weighs updating kids' internet privacy rules | Schumer calls for FaceApp probe | Report says states need more money to secure elections Senators introduce legislation to boost cyber defense training in high school Key endorsements: A who's who in early states 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.