Trump Jr., Kid Rock to campaign for GOP Michigan Senate candidate John James

Trump Jr., Kid Rock to campaign for GOP Michigan Senate candidate John James
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Donald Trump Jr.Don John Trump'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic requests pardon from Trump: 'Be my hero please' Zaid Jilani discusses Trump's move to cancel racial sensitivity training at federal agencies Trump International Hotel in Vancouver closes permanently MORE and Michigan-native Kid Rock will attend a rally next week in support of Michigan Senate candidate John James (R).

James touted the visit in an advertisement on Thursday, and wrote on Twitter that his campaign had moved the Oct. 17 event to a larger venue due to demand.

Kid Rock will perform two songs at the rally, and Trump Jr. will be joined by his girlfriend and former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle.

Kid Rock last year teased the possibility he would run against Sen. Debbie StabenowDeborah (Debbie) Ann StabenowOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump rollbacks could add 1.8 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions over 15 years: analysis | Intensifying natural disasters do little to move needle on climate efforts | Experts warn wildfire smoke could worsen COVID-19 GAO report finds brokers offered false info on coverage for pre-existing conditions Democrats back away from quick reversal of Trump tax cuts MORE (D-Mich.), but ultimately conceded he did not plan to launch a campaign. James won a primary in August to secure the Republican nomination to challenge Stabenow, the three-term incumbent.

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The national GOP has rallied around James in his bid to unseat Stabenow, with Vice President Pence making multiple appearances in Michigan to bolster his candidacy, and President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal prosecutor speaks out, says Barr 'has brought shame' on Justice Dept. Former Pence aide: White House staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office Progressive group buys domain name of Trump's No. 1 Supreme Court pick MORE endorsing the military veteran and business executive.

Trump won the state in the 2016 election by roughly 10,000 votes.

A RealClearPolitics average of polls shows Stabenow leading James in the race by roughly 16 percentage points.

Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan election forecaster, rates the seat as "likely Democrat."