Trump adds campaign stops for Senate candidates in Montana, Arizona, Nevada

Trump adds campaign stops for Senate candidates in Montana, Arizona, Nevada
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpImpeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent Feds say marijuana ties could prevent immigrants from getting US citizenship Trump approval drops to 2019 low after Mueller report's release: poll MORE is scheduled to make three more campaign stops this week to bolster Republicans in key Senate races in the western U.S., his campaign announced late Saturday.

The president will make trips during the second half of the week to Montana, Arizona and Nevada, where Republican Senate candidates are locked in tight races that could help determine control of the upper chamber.

Trump will travel Thursday to Missoula, Mont., where he will likely stump for Matt Rosendale, who is attempting to unseat incumbent Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) Tester20 Dems demand no more money for ICE agents, Trump wall Overnight Energy: Bipartisan Senate group seeks more funding for carbon capture technology | Dems want documents on Interior pick's lobbying work | Officials push to produce more electric vehicle batteries in US Bipartisan senators want 'highest possible' funding for carbon capture technology MORE (D) in a state that Trump won by 20 points.


The Cook Political Report rates the race as a "toss-up," and a RealClearPolitics average of polls shows Tester with a 3 percentage point lead in his re-election bid.

On Friday, the president will also make a trip to Mesa, Ariz., where he is expected to boost Rep. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyTrump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Embattled senators fill coffers ahead of 2020 Gallego tapped as national campaign chairman for Swalwell presidential bid MORE (R) in her race against Rep. Krysten SinemaKyrsten Lea SinemaAbortion rights group knocks Sinema for supporting Trump judicial pick The Hill's 12:30 Report: State of the Union takeaways | Sights and sounds from the night | Virginia attorney general admits he wore blackface Arizona Senate race a virtual tie: poll MORE (D). The two women are vying to replace retiring Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakePollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Flake opens up about threats against him and his family MORE (R-Ariz.).

The race is considered a "toss-up" by Cook, and RealClearPolitics shows McSally with a narrow lead of 0.3 percentage points.

Former President George W. Bush and Utah Senate candidate Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyHuckabee blasts Romney: 'Makes me sick' that you could have been president Collins: Mueller report includes 'an unflattering portrayal' of Trump Romney 'sickened' by Trump's behavior in Mueller report MORE (R) are expected to stop in Arizona in the coming days to help bolster McSally's support among more moderate Republicans.

Trump on Saturday will return to Nevada for another appearance likely in support of 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.), who is one of the most vulnerable Republican senators up for re-election. The president was in Las Vegas for a rally roughly three weeks ago in the state that he lost to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonImpeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent Former Bush assistant: Mueller report makes Obama look 'just plain bad' Seth Rich's brother calls for those pushing conspiracy to 'take responsibility' MORE in 2016 by 2 points.

Cook Political Report rates the Nevada race as a "toss-up," while a RealCearPolitics average of polls shows Heller with an edge of 2 percentage points.

Trump has held a flurry of campaign rallies in recent weeks as he attempts to aid Republicans hoping to hold onto majorities in the Senate and House. He has in recent weeks taken trips to Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas and West Virginia, among other locations.