Obama calls troop deployment a 'political stunt' at Florida rally

05 November, 2018, 04:20 | Author: Carlos George
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Trump also sought to boost former Rep. Ron DeSantis, who is facing off against Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee, in the race for governor.

"With Governor Scott's high support among decided Hispanic voters and room to grow with his Republican base, this campaign is right where Governor Scott would like it to be the weekend before Election Day".

The final weekend of campaigning in the midterms might come down to this: Donald Trump versus Barack Obama. Obama will be touting Pritzker's bid to defeat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, along with backing state attorney candidate Kwame Raoul and Democratic congressional candidates.

The former and current presidents are barnstorming the country ahead of the elections, in which Democrats hope to win control of the House of Representatives, gain Senate seats and pick up governor's mansions and state legislatures across the country ahead of the 2020 redistricting process.

Obama argued much the same during portions of his speech, calling Trump's recent decision to send thousands of troops to the border to defend against a group of migrants that is still hundreds of miles away "a political stunt" - and an affront to service members who "deserve better than that".

Trump, who is repeatedly called out for an unprecedented number of falsehoods and misleading statements, accused Obama of being dishonest.

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The removals took place in late September and early October.

After Miami, Obama was headed to Georgia to campaign for Stacey Abrams, a former state legislator aiming to become the nation's first black female governor.

You can also vote in person on Election Day, November 6, at your assigned precinct from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. Republicans say the law is necessary to deter voter fraud.

According to Deutsche Welle, Obama also spoke in Florida on Friday and urged voters to turn out for candidates from the Democrats and criticized Republican efforts to dismantle his political legacy. 'How can he mobilise those who are already registered to vote to go out and vote. "He's talking about how I should be nice to the fake news", Trump said. Bill Nelson, who is seeking re-election, at Miami's Ice Palace Film Studio.

Two new polls this week showed Manchin's once-comfortable lead over Morrisey dwindling to 5 percentage points, which the Democrat's supporters blame in part on Trump's repeated visits.

Trump said that Obama's assertion that "if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor" under the Affordable Care Act proved false.

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