Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada

Trump to fundraise for Heller, Tarkanian in Nevada
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos claims he was pressured to sign plea deal Tlaib asking colleagues to support impeachment investigation resolution Trump rips 'Mainstream Media': 'They truly are the Enemy of the People' MORE is reportedly slated to attend a high-dollar fundraiser with Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur HellerTrump suggests Heller lost reelection bid because he was 'hostile' during 2016 presidential campaign Trump picks ex-oil lobbyist David Bernhardt for Interior secretary Oregon Dem top recipient of 2018 marijuana industry money, study finds 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 ClintonPapadopoulos claims he was pressured to sign plea deal Here's why Biden, Bernie and Beto are peaking The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition - Dems look for traction following Barr-Mueller findings 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 RosenThe 31 Trump districts that will determine the next House majority The Hill's 12:30 Report: Manafort sentenced to total of 7.5 years in prison Female Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations 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.