Trump makes last-minute pitch for Bevin campaign

Trump makes last-minute pitch for Bevin campaign
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans aim to avoid war with White House over impeachment strategy New York Times editorial board calls for Trump's impeachment Trump rips Michigan Rep. Dingell after Fox News appearance: 'Really pathetic!' MORE made a last-minute pitch for Gov. Matt Bevin’s (R-Ky.) gubernatorial campaign, as the Tuesday election approaches.

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The president took to Twitter to advocate for Bevin, saying he’s “been a GREAT Governor” and encouraging Kentucky residents to vote for the incumbent. 

“Matt will never let you down, and we have to send a strong signal to Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiUSMCA is nice but no model Anti-impeachment Democrat poised to switch parties Grassley urges White House to help farmers in year-end tax talks MORE and the Radical Left Democrats,” he tweeted. “See you on Monday night, VOTE TUESDAY!!!” 

The president plans to hold a “Keep America Great” rally to back Bevin in Lexington, Ky., Monday, the day before the election. The GOP candidate faces Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear (D) in the race. Beshear was backed by one of Bevin’s GOP primary competitors.


Kentucky’s race is one of three gubernatorial races in red states that appear neck and neck before election day, along with Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s races. Trump held a rally in Mississippi on Friday to advocate for Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ campaign. He has also endorsed Louisiana GOP candidate Eddie Rispone.