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Pence files paperwork for Trump to be on New Hampshire ballot

Vice President Pence on Thursday traveled to New Hampshire and filed papers to officially put President TrumpDonald TrumpThe Memo: The Obamas unbound, on race Iran says onus is on US to rejoin nuclear deal on third anniversary of withdrawal Assaults on Roe v Wade increasing MORE’s name on the Republican primary ballot in the state.

“We’re going to be here in New Hampshire; we’re going to be traveling all over the country,” Pence said in brief remarks at the State House in Concord before filing the paperwork in the secretary of state’s office on Thursday morning.

Pence emphasized the Trump administration’s efforts to rebuild the military, cut taxes and regulations and renegotiate trade deals, saying Trump had delivered for the American people “despite incredible opposition by the Democrats and their allies in the media.”

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“Under President Donald Trump’s leadership, we have made America great again,” Pence continued. “But to keep America great, New Hampshire, we need four more years.”

Pence was greeted by New Hampshire’s Republican governor, John Sununu, upon his arrival in the state. As he approached the State House, he was met with a handful of protesters as well as Trump-Pence supporters, who greeted him with chants of “four more years.”

Pence was joined by former Trump campaign aide Corey LewandowskiCorey LewandowskiThe Memo: The mystery of post-presidency Trump Trump frustrated with pace of super PAC Dozens of Trump appointees 'burrow' into Biden government MORE as he filed the paperwork on Thursday morning. Lewandowski, who is weighing a Senate run in New Hampshire, told reporters he would decide by the end of the year whether he will launch a campaign.

A number of states have canceled their Republican primaries, but not New Hampshire, where Trump is expected to face primary challengers. Former South Carolina Gov. Mark SanfordMark SanfordLobbying world 5 lawyers leave Trump impeachment team ahead of trial: reports South Carolina GOP votes to censure Rep. Rice over impeachment vote MORE, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldRalph Gants, chief justice of Massachusetts supreme court, dies at 65 The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden visits Kenosha | Trump's double-voting suggestion draws fire | Facebook clamps down on election ads Biden picks up endorsements from nearly 100 Republicans MORE and former Illinois Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshGOP lawmakers mourn death of Rush Limbaugh Sacha Baron Cohen pens op-ed on the dangers of conspiracy theories Sunday shows preview: Protests continue over shooting of Blake; coronavirus legislation talks remain at impasse MORE have all launched campaigns against Trump.

Trump won the GOP primary in New Hampshire easily during the 2016 election cycle, walking away with 35 percent of the vote in a large field of candidates. Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMcConnell: Taliban could take over Afghanistan by 'the end of the year' Hillary Clinton: There must be a 'global reckoning' with disinformation Pelosi's archbishop calls for Communion to be withheld from public figures supporting abortion rights MORE narrowly defeated Trump in the state in the 2016 general election.

The president, who mostly confines his campaign rallies to red states, has shown an interest in New Hampshire, holding a rally there in August where he emphasized the strength of the U.S. economy and projected confidence about ongoing trade negotiations with China.