President Trump says impeachment probe has been ‘very hard’ on family

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Senior Trump campaign officials have claimed his first trip helped force a runoff in the state's jungle primary, propelling Republican candidate Eddie Rispone into a runoff with Edwards.

According to the New York Times, Trump made a personal appeal to the rally-goers in Bossier City, a northern Louisiana Republican stronghold. He later accused Democrats of trying to "sabotage our democracy". "I don't think so", he told the cheering crowd.

President Donald Trump is testing the strength of his political influence in the face of Washington's impeachment drama, returning to Louisiana to try to oust the state's Democratic governor.

Trump lashed out at Democratic investigators and at what he called a "deranged impeachment witch hunt". "We want to do for Louisiana what Trump has done for the nation".

Trump repeated his denials of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine, asserting he had no need to ask that nation to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his family.

With another public impeachment hearing slated for 9 a.m. Friday, Trump touted his "great group of Republicans", who've stuck by his side. "For John Bel Edwards to win re-election, he needs upwards of 150,000 who voted for Trump to vote for him, and our FOX 8 poll, about 15% of Trump voters are indicating they'll support John Bel Edwards".

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President Donald Trump said Thursday that the impeachment probe has been "very hard" on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor's mansion in deep-red Louisiana.

"This was more than a win for the president". Because we're one step closer to getting this whole sham ... behind us.

Trump told a highly energetic crowd of almost 14,000 at the CenturyLink Center that Louisiana can send a message to the nation by voting for the conservative businessman and unseating Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards on November 16.

Sherman said Trump is making no bones about it: this is a race of Democrats versus Republicans.

Graves said he watched all of Wednesday's hearing and was attending his first Trump rally in Bossier.

Invited to speak at the presidential lectern, GOP Rep. He says he's thrilled to be back in the "Bayou State".

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When commenting about the Louisiana Governor's Race -Trump spent considerable time aligning Governor John Bel Edwards as part of the Washington Elite. The president has campaigned for GOP gubernatorial candidates in MS and Kentucky this fall. While Republicans retained the governorship in MS, where Trump appeared on behalf of Gov. -elect Tate Reeves, Republicans lost the Kentucky race and the Virginia legislature after a surge of support for Democrats in cities and suburbs.

Trump says "their scheme is already unraveling".

The pitch came after Kentucky Republican Governor Matt Bevin was narrowly defeated by Democrat Andy Beshear earlier this month despite an election-eve rally for Bevin headlined by Trump. The economy is booming in the United States, but it's not booming in Louisiana. "I said do me a favor, how would we get it finished?" Abraham endorsed Rispone and will appear at the rally with Trump.

"President Trump's whole brand is winning".

This is the president's third visit to the state in just over a month. He blasts the "fake news" for not wanting to write about it. Trump says if Biden gets the nomination, "we will have the lowest ratings in the history of debates" because "Joe is exhausted, tired".

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